Dionne Irving Bremyer

Dionne Irving Bremyer

Associate Professor of English
Faculty in the Initiative on Race and Resilience

Dionne Irving Bremyer

Specialty: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writing; Caribbean Literatures; Contemporary Literature; Antiracist Writing Pedagogies; Climate Change; African American Literature; Narratology.

Degrees: Ph.D. in English (Concentration in Creative Writing, Fiction), Georgia State University; M.A. Creative Writing (Fiction), Rhode Island College; B.S. in Communications and Creative Writing, Florida State University.

Dionne Irving Bremyer is originally from Toronto, Ontario. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in StoryBoulevardLitHubMissouri Review, and New Delta Review, among other journals and magazines. Two essays, “Treading Water” and “Do You Like to Hurt,” were Notable essays in Best American Essay 2017 and 2019. Her novel Quint is out from 7.13 Books and her short story collection Islands is forthcoming from Catapult Books in 2022. More recently, Irving Bremyer has been awarded two Tennessee Williams scholarships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and a scholarship and residency from the Voices of Our Nation Writers Conference. 


Contact Information
(574) 631-7332

Postal address
Department of English
233 Decio Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556