Prof. Rita Bullwinkel

Prof. Rita Bullwinkel

Picador Professor for Literature

Beethovenstr. 15, Room 3 5.09
04107 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 973 7333

In the Summer Term of 2024, the Picador Chair for Literature will be held by Rita Bullwinkel.

Rita Bullwinkel is the author of Headshot, a noveland Belly Up, a story collection that won the Believer Book Award. The recipient of a 2022 Whiting Award, she is the editor of McSweeney's Quarterly, a contributing editor at NOON, and an assistant professor of English at University of San Francisco, where she teaches courses on creative writing, zines, and the uses of invented and foreign languages as tools for world building. You can find out more about Rita here.

At American Studies Leipzig, Rita Bullwinkel will teach two courses, a seminar on worldbuilding and an introduction to ficition writing.