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Faculty and Staff Profiles

Lyn Di Iorio



Division of Humanities and the Arts




NAC 6/235

p: 212-650-6321


  • Education

    • B.A., Harvard University, Magna Cum Laude 
    • M.A., Stanford University, Creative Writing Program 
    • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, English
  • Courses Taught

    • Caribbean Spirits, Colonial Ghosts: Pan-Caribbean Literature
    • Magical Realism in the Americas, and Beyond
    • U.S. Latino/a Literature
    • Fiction Writing Workshops
  • Publications

    Published Books:
    Killing Spanish: Literary Essays on Ambivalent U.S. Latino/a Identity (Palgrave Macmillan 2004)

    Contemporary U.S. Latino/a Literary Criticism (Co-editor. Palgrave Macmillan 2007)

    Selected Published Short Stories:
    "Refrain for Chico Lotario" (The Hogtown Creek Review)
    "The Cauldron" (The Bilingual Review/Revista Bilingue)
    "The Other Number" (The Texas Review, reprinted in CCNY's Promethean)

    Forthcoming work:
    Outside the Bones, a novel

  • Additional Information

    Current awards
    2008-9 PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Award for work on Outside the Bones.

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