Edward Schwarzschild

Creative writing specialist studies American literature and film

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Edward Schwarzschild

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: English

Fiction writing; creative writing; novels; short stories; American literature; contemporary American literature; literature and the visual arts

Campus phone: (518) 442-4075
Campus email: eschwarzschild@albany.edu


Edward Schwarzschild teaches writing and literature in UAlbany's Department of English and holds a joint appointment as a fellow at the New York State Writers Institute. He was selected as a Fulbright Teaching Fellow, teaching courses in contemporary literature and American writing and visual arts in Zaragoza, Spain.

Schwarzschild is the author of the novel, Responsible Men, named a "Best Book of the Year" by The San Francisco Chronicle and a finalist for the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His latest book, The Family Diamond, is a collection of stories about family, love, and loss, set in and around Philadelphia.