REMEMBERING PAULE MARSHALL
The NYU Creative Writing Program mourns the loss of Paule Marshall, a brilliant and beloved professor and mentor in our community for over a decade. Professor Marshall held the Gould Sheppard Chair of Literature and Culture at New York University from 1995 until her retirement in 2008.
The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature, she was a leading voice of her generation, whose distinguished career spanned over five decades. Her many books include the novels Brown Girl, Brownstones; The Chosen Place, The Timeless People; Praisesong for the Widow; Daughters; and The Fisher King, as well several collections of short fiction and a memoir.
We honor her remarkable legacy as a legendary writer and teacher who enriched the lives of so many. She will be deeply missed.
We share here remembrances featured in The New Yorker and The New York Times.