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Frank Cioffi


Location: VC 7-245
Phone: (646) 312-3991


Frank L. Cioffi was born in Brooklyn.  He has won awards from the NEH and from the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, which granted him three years’ of Fulbright Senior Lectureship awards.  His publications include Formula Fiction? An Anatomy of American Science Fiction, 1930-39 (Greenwood Press), and The Imaginative Argument: A Practical Manifesto for Writers (Princeton University Press).  His work has also appeared in scholarly journals, such as LIT, Narrative, The Chronicle Review, The Journal of English Teaching Techniques, Sub-Stance, Symploke, and elsewhere. He has taught at Indiana University, Eastern New Mexico University, The University of Gdansk, Central Washington University, Princeton University, Bard College, and Scripps College. 

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