Dr. Satyaki Kanjilal

Assistant Professor

B.A.; M.A. (University of Calcutta);
M.Phil. (University of Kalyani);
MFA (Florida International University);
Ph.D. (University of Nevada-Reno)

Dr. Satyaki Kanjilal has an MFA in creative writing from Florida International University and a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Nevada-Reno. He has over a decade of experience teaching writing in the United States. His creative work has appeared in Jaggery, Mobius: The Journal for Social Change and Boston Accent Lit. Satyaki is working on two book projects simultaneously. The first book project, with a place holder title “The Konkan Affairs”, is a historical novel set in the sixteenth-century India. Satyaki is also revising a collection of short stories Road to Gede and Other Short Stories. He won the prestigious Sterling Watson MFA Fellowship Award in 2019. Satyaki’s teaching and research interests include Renaissance literature, film-literature adaptation, creative writing, creative writing pedagogy, historical mystery fiction, historical fiction, diversity/equity in higher education, freshmen composition, developmental writing and multimodal writing.