Skip navigation
University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst

English Department

Faculty Profiles: Noy Holland

Contact Information:

465 Bartlett Hall
Amherst, MA 0l003
p: 413-545-5515
f: 413-545-3880   


Educated at Middleburry College, B.A., 1984; University of Florida, M.F.A., 1994.


Noy Holland’s collections of short fiction and novellas include Swim for the Little One First (FC2),What Begins with Bird (FC2), and The Spectacle of the Body (Knopf.) She has published work in Conjunctions, The Quarterly, Kenyon Review, Western Humanities Review, The Believer, NOON, New York Tyrant, and Post Road, among others.  She was a recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council award for artistic merit and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.  She serves on the board of directors at Fiction Collective Two.

Areas of Specialization: American Literature, Creative Writing, 20th Century and Contemporary Literature