Lori Soderlind

Lori Soderlind

Director, MFA in Creative Writing Program

1 (914) 323-5239

About Me

Lori Soderlind is an award-winning essayist and journalist, and author of two books of creative nonfiction: "Chasing Montana: A Love Story" and most recently "The Change: My Great American, Postindustrial, Midlife Crisis Tour," which has been named a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in memoir. Her essay “66 Signs” is included in Norton’s anthology of Best Creative Nonfiction. She has taught for the past 20 years in the areas of journalism, nonfiction, and memoir writing at schools including Columbia University, SUNY Albany, Western Connecticut State University, and Norwalk Community College, where she ran the Communications Arts Program and chaired the Humanities Department.

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Current Courses
ENW 5000-level writing
Narrative Nonfiction
Literary Journalism
Non-Fiction Writing, Master of Fine Arts, Columbia University
English and Journalism, Bachelor of Arts, Lehigh University