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Prof. Joseph Cassara

cassaraProf. Joseph Cassara was born and raised in New Jersey. He holds a BA in English & Comparative Literature from Columbia University and an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He joined the English faculty at Fresno State in August 2018 as an assistant professor.

Joseph was a 2016-17 writing fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. His debut novel The House of Impossible Beauties was published in 2018 by Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins. The book was chosen by Barnes & Noble as a Discover Great New Writers selection.

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