INSTRUCTORS

INSTRUCTOR BIO

Bruce Holsinger is Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English at UVA. He has published two historical novels with HarperCollins, A Burnable Book(2014), which won the John Hurt Fisher Prize and was named an Editor’s Choice by the New York Times; and The Invention of Fire(2015). He has also written a number of award-winning nonfiction books and is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. His third novel, The Gifted School, will appear in 2019 from Riverhead/Penguin Random House.

WHAT WRITERHOUSE STUDENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT BRUCE

“He was very good. Clear and helpful and encouraging.”

“Bruce designed a great curriculum for a 4-week course. We were able to cover all of the broad but specific topics in detail. He was great at moderating student discussions/feedback as well.”

“Very well conducted.”

“Excellent, experienced, friendly. Born to teach.”