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Steven Rinehart

Part-time Faculty
sjr7@nyu.edu
(212) 992-9824
1 Wash Pl, Room 618

B.A. English & Russian, University of Hawaii, 1984
M.F.A. Writing, University of Iowa, 1988

Steven Rinehart is a screenwriter, ghostwriter, speechwriter, carpenter, and fiction writer. He was former President Bill Clinton’s speechwriter for several years, and is the author of the short story collection Kick in the Head and the novel Built in A Day. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Harper's, The New York Times, More, GQ, Story, Ploughshares,The Georgia Review, and elsewhere, and his work has been anthologized in several books, including The KGB Bar Reader, Sleepaway, Bastard on the Couch, Money Changes Everything, and Over the Hill and Between the Sheets. He is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and was awarded a 2019-2020 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Teaching and Research Interests

fiction, nonfiction, and memoir writing; Web development

Steven Rinehart