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David Leavitt

Professor & Co-Director, MFA@FLA
Creative Writing (Fiction)

David Leavitt’s most recent books are the novels The Indian Clerk and The Two Hotel Francforts. He is also the author of The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer. AT UF he co-directs MFA@FLA, the English department’s program in Creative Writing, and is the editor of the literary journal Subtropics. His teaching comprises graduate and upper-level undergraduate fiction workshops and forms courses on such topics as “The Writer as Critic,” “Research and Imaginative Writing,” and “Fiction in Drag: Novels and Stories That Pretend to be Things Other Than Novels and Stories.” He is at work on a series of short novels set during the years of the Trump administration, the first of which will be published next year.

Professor Leavitt’s CV