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Quincy Flowers is an Assistant Professor of English. Prior to Kingsborough Community College he has taught creative writing, literature and composition at NYU, John Jay College, LIU-Brooklyn, University of Houston, and SUNY Orange.



2011   University of Houston, Ph.D. Literature and Creative Writing
2007   New York University, M.A. American Literature
2004   Kennesaw State University, B.A. English
2004   University of Cape Coast, Ghana

College Teaching

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

2015   “Going to the Wiley Opening” Kehinde Wiley Catalogue (Brooklyn Museum)
2013   “Two Buckets Back East” Book Club Book (Future Plans and Programming)

Events and/or Key Dates

Research Interests

American and British contemporary novels, contemporary visual art criticism, Creative Writing

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants

2013               Headlands Center of the Arts Residency, Sausalito, CA
2012               Denniston Hill Residency, Woodridge, NY
2007, 2010     Inprint Fiction Award
2006               Ludwig Vogelstein Award
2005               New York Times Fellowship

Institutional Affiliations / Professional Societies

American Alliance of Museums Member


Creative Writing Committee Member
English Department Curriculum Committee Member
Literature Committee Member

Personal Interests

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