Andrew Levy

Andrew Levy, PhD

Professor and Author
"A Brain Wider Than the Sky"

Andrew Levy is an Edna Cooper Chair in English at Butler University. He is the author of the critically acclaimed A Brain Wider Than the Sky, and the Slatten Award-winning biography, The First Emancipator. His work also includes: Huck Finn’s America (2014), The Culture and Commerce of the American Short Story (1992), Postmodern American Fiction:  A Norton Anthology (1994), and he is co-editor of Creating Fiction (1994).

In addition, his essays have appeared in Harper’s, American Scholar, Missouri Review, and Best American Essays. Reviews and public appearances include: Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, Spin, Sports Illustrated, C-Span, Salon, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and National Public Radio: All Things Considered and This American Life. He also teaches American literature, culture, and creative writing