Daniel W. Lehman is trustees’ distinguished professor of English. He is author of John Reed and the Writing of Revolution (Ohio University Press) and Matters of Fact: Reading Nonfiction over the Edge (Ohio State University Press); co-editor of The River Teeth Reader (University of Nebraska Press) and River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative; and series co-editor of the River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Book Prize series (University of Nebraska Press). In 2004-2005, Lehman was a Fulbright Senior Scholar at Stellenbosch University near Cape Town, South Africa, and three years later led a joint Ohio State University/Ashland University study tour to Cape Town. He is working on books about South African nonfiction and film and about the artistic and ethical implications of character formation in nonfiction narratives. A former journalist, Lehman has written for newspapers and magazines in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Charlottesville, Va. He has a Ph.D. in English from The Ohio State University, an M.A. in English from Georgetown University and a B.A. in English from Eastern Mennonite University.
MFA Seminars and Readings by Dan Lehman
- "Proper Names Are Poetry in the Raw": Characters, Naming, and Identity in Creative Nonfiction (Wednesday, July 31, 2013)
- Reading by Daniel W. Lehman (Wednesday, July 28, 2010)
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