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Meredith Willis

Meredith Willis

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Meredith Sue Willis, MFA Columbia University and PhD (Honorary) West Virginia University, is a novelist who has taught novel and fiction writing at NYUSPS for more than thirty years. She is associated with Teachers & Writers Collaborative and the New Jersey Writers Project and was a Distinguished Teaching Artist of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Her twenty books from commercial, small, and university presses include Ten Strategies to Write Your Novel and Personal Fiction Writing as well as novels like Love Palace and short story collections like Out of the Mountains plus books for teens and children. The New York Times Book Review called her first short story collection “a[n]...important lesson on the nature and function of literature itself.”

Currently Teaching

One-Month Novel Tune-Up

If you have written at least 100 pages of a novel or memoir, focus on moving it forward with a group of writers in the same situation.

One-Month Novel Tune-Up

If you have written at least 100 pages of a novel or memoir, focus on moving it forward with a group of writers in the same situation.

Novel Writing

A published novelist discusses structure and then looks closely at up to 50 pages of your own manuscript.

Novel Writing

A published novelist discusses structure and then looks closely at up to 50 pages of your own manuscript.