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Courtney Gillette

Courtney Gillette is a writer and teacher whose essays and book reviews have appeared in BuzzFeed, Tin House, Electric Literature, Lit Hub, Lambda Literary and Medium, among others. She serves as Director of the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College which offers virtual and in person writing workshops for all writers. 


Previously, she has worked for the National Book Foundation and the NYU SPS Center for Publishing.  In 2017,  Courtney was named an Emerging Writer Fellow at Aspen Words Summer Words and now ​serves on the Aspen Words Creative Council. 


An adjunct professor of creative writing at Columbia University’s Narrative Medicine program, she lives in the Hudson Valley with one librarian and three cats.

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