Dr Elaine Orr

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Teaching and Research Interests

Trans-Atlantic Studies, women's studies, and creative writing (memoir)


New novel forthcoming: A Different Sun, a novel of Africa (Penguin/Berkley), spring 2013.



Writing Out of Limbo: International Childhoods, Global Nomads, and Third Culture Kids, memoir & scholarly essay.(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011).

Gods of Noonday: A White Girl's African Life, memoir (Virginia: 2003/2005).

Subject to Negotiation: Reading Feminist Criticism and American Women's Fictions (Virginia: 1997).

Tillie Olsen and a Feminist Spiritual Vision (Mississippi, 1987).