Nathalie (Nell) Arnold publishes under the name N.S. Koenings. Her short stories have appeared in Story Quarterly and Glimmer Train, and her novella Setting Up Shop was released as a chapbook by the White Eagle Coffee Store Press in 2004. N.S. Koening’s first novel, The Blue Taxi, and the short story collection Theft will be published by Little Brown and Company in Fall 2006. She has published anthropological work on Tanzanian politics and expressive culture. She has carried out fact-finding missions into political violence in Africa for Human Rights Watch, and acts as a consultant to NGO's and the State Department regarding Tanzanian affairs. Her current interests in fiction include Swahili literature, contemporary international fiction, detective fiction, and the history and theory of craft. Her anthropological interests include political economy, colonialism, Islam, the occult, and global migration; her geographical areas of expertise are Sub-Saharan African and Indian Ocean societies.
Nell Arnold received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Indiana University. Her M.A. and Ph.D. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology were also completed at Indiana University.
Fall 2016 Difficult Women
Fall 2015 Point of View for Fiction
IA-0277-1 Style and Sensibilities: Strategies for Fiction Writers
IA-0379-1 Division III Interdisciplinary Creative Writing Project Seminar
IA-0280-1 Short Story Fiction Workshop
IA-0155-1 Writing Fiction About Families
IA-0155-1 Who's Telling This Story: Point of View for Fiction Writers
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IA-0277-1 Style and Sensibility: Strategies for Fiction Writers
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IA-0377-1Division III Seminar: Research for Writing Fiction
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IA/HACU-0289-1Text and Image in Book Form for Dissemination: Seminar in Project Design
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