Delaney Nolan is a Pushcart Prize-winning Fulbright Fellow whose fiction has appeared in Electric Literature, Guernica, Indiana Review, Oxford American, Tin House, and elsewhere. She received her MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Rona Jaffe fellow and won the Academy of American Poets prize both years. She is also the recipient of a Sozopol fiction fellowship, Bread Loaf work-study scholarship, Vermont Studio Center residency, Stanley Graduate Award for international research, Skriduklaustur artist’s residency in Iceland, and more. Her fiction has been adapted into a radio play by NPR’s Snap Judgment; it has also been adapted into a short film by Emmy award winner Caitlyn Greene: AUGUST. Her work has been chosen as a notable for Best American Essays and translated into Arabic, Bulgarian, Italian, and Polish.
She spent the first six months of the Fulbright project volunteering in a refugee camp in Thessaloniki. In Bulgaria, she led free fiction and non-fiction writing workshops for teenagers. She has also taught in Istanbul, at the University of Iowa, Shelter House homeless shelter, and a residential treatment center for teenage girls. She currently lives in Sofia, Bulgaria, where she is at work on her first novel.
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