Brittany Ackerman

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Brittany Ackerman

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Brittany Ackerman is a writer from Riverdale, New York. She earned her BA in English from Indiana University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Florida Atlantic University.  She has led workshops for UCLA’s Extension, The Porch, Catapult, HerStry, Write or Die, and Lighthouse Writers.  She currently teaches writing at Vanderbilt University in the English Department.  She is a 3x Pushcart Prize Nominee and her work has been featured in Electric Literature, Jewish Book Council, Lit Hub, The Los Angeles Review, No Tokens, Joyland, and more. Her first collection of essays, The Perpetual Motion Machine, was published with Red Hen Press in 2018, and her debut novel, The Brittanys, is out now with Vintage. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Classes with Brittany Ackerman

Mise En Scène—Place and Setting
Fiction, Nonfiction/Memoir

Mise En Scène—Place and Setting

April 24, 2024

Brittany Ackerman's Published Work

Brittany set a positive, inclusive tone that encouraged participation and openness. I also liked that she offered a lot of ideas for more readings/authors, and encouraged participants to offer ideas as well