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Sophfronia Scott


Mentorship I, II, and III; Creative Nonfiction I and II: Form and Theory

Sophfronia Scott began her writing career as a journalist for Time and People magazines. When her first novel, All I Need to Get By, was published by St. Martin's Press in 2004 she was nominated for best new author at the African American Literary Awards and hailed by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as “potentially one of the best writers of her generation.” Sophfronia’s work has appeared in publications such as The Saranac ReviewRuminateNuméro CinqMid-American Review, and Sleet Magazine in addition to More,, and O, The Oprah Magazine. Her next novel, Unforgivable Love, will be published by William Morrow/HarperCollins in September 2017. She also has forthcoming a spiritual memoir, This Child of Faith: Raising a Spiritual Child in a Secular World, co-written with her son, being published by Paraclete Press (December 2017) and an essay collection, Love’s Long Line, from Ohio State University Press/Mad Creek Books (February 2018).