Submission for "Expanding Forms: A Writing Workshop" Seminar

Leila Mansouri

Scripps College

Leila Mansouri is an Assistant Professor of English at Scripps College, where she teaches creative writing and American literature. Her short stories and essays have appeared in Los Angeles Review of Books, The New Inquiry, and Santa Monica Review, among others, and her fiction has been recognized by Best American Short Stories and anthologized in Tremors: New Fiction by Iranian American Writers. Her scholarship has been supported by fellowships from the American Antiquarian Society and the Library Company of Philadelphia and appeared in NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction. She is currently completing an academic monograph and a novel, Half-Terrorist.


My scholarship focuses on the intersection between literature and electoral politics in the early United States – in particular how the aesthetic discourse surrounding written “sketches” of character shaped the ways... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Leila Mansouri (Scripps College)

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Expanding Forms: a Writing Workshop


S4a » Seminar 4.a: Expanding Forms: a Writing Workshop I (08:00 - Friday, 23rd March, Boardroom East)

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