Zadie Smith Joins Faculty
We are delighted to announce that Zadie Smith will be joining our faculty as a tenured Professor as of September 1, 2010.
| ||Zadie Smith was born in north-west London in 1975. Her first novel, White Teeth, was the winner of The
Whitbread First Novel Award, The Guardian First Book Award,
The James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, and The Commonwealth Writers'
First Book Award. Her second novel, The
Autograph Man, won The Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary
Prize. Zadie Smith's third novel, On
Beauty, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and won The Commonwealth
Writers’ Best Book Award (Eurasia Section) and the Orange Prize for Fiction.
She is the editor of an anthology of short stories entitled The Book Of Other People. Her collection
of essays Changing My Mind will be
published in November 2009. Zadie Smith is a graduate of Cambridge
University and has taught at Harvard
universities. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.|