Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

Azareen Ven der Vliet Oloomi

Assistant Professor of English

Specialty: Fiction Writing

Degrees: M.F.A., Brown University

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi is the author of the novel Fra Keeler (Dorothy, A Publishing Project, 2012), and the chapbook Girona (New Herring Press, 2012). She received her MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University, and is a recipient of a Fulbright Grant to Catalonia, Spain. She is co-author of the Words Without Borders dispatch series ArtistsTalk: Israel/Palestine and is at work on a second project entitled The Catalan Literary Landscape, an exploration of notions of journey and the intersections between landscape and literature. Her work has appeared in Encyclopedia, Xcp: A Journal of Cross Cultural Poetics, Harp & Altar, Paul Revere’s Horse and in State of the Union: Fifty Political Poems, a Wave Books anthology.  Her areas of interest include contemporary European, American and Middle Eastern fiction; hybrid and cross-genre novels; gender and disability studies; theory; 19th century travel narratives; Iranian cinema; New Wave cinema; and silent films.


Contact Information
210 Decio Faculty Hall
(574) 631-0477

Postal address
Department of English
356 O’Shaughnessy
Notre Dame, IN 46556