Faculty: Samuel Leader

Biography

Sam Leader grew up in the UK and France and has lived in the US for the last ten years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Modern Languages from the University of Oxford and an MFA in Fiction from UC Irvine. For his writing he was recently awarded a fiction fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provinvcetown, and he is currently Writer in Residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. He is working on a novel entitled Dust, which features, among other things, a goldfinch, a missing woman, a sad young man and an aged demographer on trial for crimes against humanity.

Samuel Leader

Samuel Leader

Lecturer
sleader@risd.edu
401-454-6572

  • MFA, University of California, Irvine
  • BA, University of Oxford

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Courses
  • LAS-E402
    EKPHRASIS AND ITS REVERSE: WRITING FROM ART, ART FROM WRITING
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