Douglas A. Unger

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Douglas A. Unger


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Douglas Unger has published four novels, including Leaving the Land, a finalist for the Pulitzer, and Voices from Silence, about the era of repression and terror in Argentina, as well as Looking for War and Other Stories. His fifth novel, Dream City, will be published in fall, 2024. Recent stories and numerous essays have appeared in Narrative, Boulevard, The Writer’s Chronicle, Witness, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. He is a former fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation and of Fundación Valparaíso, and is a former Fulbright Scholar in Comparative Literature in Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile. He currently serves on the board of Words without Borders and as Education Chair of their public access education project, Words without Borders Campus. He is the co-founder of the Creative Writing International program at UNLV.