Patricia A Engel

Assoc. Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-2182 x2182
Locator Code:
4632

 
About
Patricia Engel is the author of Infinite Country, a New York Times Bestseller, Reese’s Book Club pick, Indie Next pick, and more. Her other books include The Veins of the Ocean, which won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and was named a New York Times Editors’ Choice and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year; It’s Not Love, It’s Just Paris, which won the International Latino Book Award, and of Vida, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Fiction Award and the Young Lions Fiction Award and named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. For Vida, Patricia was the first woman to be awarded Colombia’s national prize in literature, the 2017 Premio Biblioteca de Narrativa Colombiana. She has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Hedgebrook, and Key West Literary Seminar among others, and is the recipient of an O. Henry Award. Patricia’s books have been translated into many languages. Her short fiction has appeared in The AtlanticA Public Space, Ploughshares, The Sun, Kenyon ReviewHarvard Review, and anthologized in The Best American Short StoriesThe Best American Mystery Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere. Her criticism and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Virginia Quarterly Review, Catapult, and in numerous anthologies.