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Maura Roosevelt

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About the Author

Maura Roosevelt has taught critical and creative writing at NYU and the University of Southern California. She holds an MFA from NYU and a BA from Harvard College, and is currently completing a PhD at Teachers College, where she studies how to enhance students’ equity and access to writing education. Her work has been published in places like The Nation and Vol. 1 BrooklynBaby of the Family was developed from a short story with the same title, which was published in Joyland magazine and given an award for “Most Read Story of 2014.” Maura is also the great-granddaughter of Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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