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Eric LeMay


Associate Professor

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Ph.D., Northwestern University

Scholarly Focus

  • Creative Writing: Nonfiction

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Eric LeMay is the author of Immortal Milk: Adventures in Cheese (Free Press, 2010), The One in the Many (Zoo Press, 2003), and In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Other Experiments. He received an MFA in writing from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in English literature from Northwestern University. He serves as Web Editor for Alimentum: The Literature of Food. His work has appeared in The Nation, The Harvard Review, The Paris Review, Gastronomica, Poetry Daily, and the Best Food Writing series.

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