Stephanie Vaughn

Professor Emerita & Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow


Stephanie Vaughn is the author of Sweet Talk (published as Able Baker Charlie Dog in UK editions, and as Alfa Bravo Charlie Delta in Spanish-language editions). Sweet Talk won the Southern Review award for fiction. She is the author of an introduction to a an edition of Willa Cather's My Ántonia. She graduated from The Ohio State University and the University of Iowa, and did post-graduate work at Stanford University as a Stegner Fellow. She came to Cornell as both a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow and as an Assistant Professor of English. She now is Professor of English and a Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow at Cornell.

Research Focus

  • Creative writing
  • 20th century contemporary fiction
  • The American short story

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