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Sophia Veltfort

Fiction Writer

Sophia Veltfort

Educational Background

Yale University, BA
Oxford University, MSt
University of East Anglia, MA



Sophia Veltfort’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in the Santa Monica Review, Narrative (30 Below Contest finalist, Story of the Week), Meridian, Sonora Review online, Quiddity, Isthmus, the Chicago Tribune online (Nelson Algren finalist), Post Road, J Journal: New Writing on Justice, Hobart, the Saturday Evening Post online, and Alaska Quarterly Review. Her nonfiction has appeared in Harvard Review and been selected as a Notable Essay in the Best American Essays. After graduating from Yale, she studied on a Marshall Scholarship at Oxford (MSt in English 1900-present) and the University of East Anglia (MA Creative Writing Prose Fiction).


  • Literatures in English


  • Creative writing (fiction)
  • 19th and 20th century literature
  • History and theory of the novel 
  • Narrative theory


Spring 2021


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