March 11, 2013

Announcing Catherine Chung as our Newest Faculty Member

Catherine Chung

Catherine will be teaching fiction and creative nonfiction beginning Fall 2013.

Forgotten Country by Catherine Chung

Her novel Forgotten Country (Riverhead Books 2012) was an Indie Next Pick, anO Magazine Must Read and a Publishers Weekly Pick. The book received an Honorable Mention in the 2013 PEN/Hemingway Awards.

Catherine Chung has been a fellow at MacDowell, Jentel, Hedgebrook, SFAI, Camargo, The University of Leipzig and Yaddo. She is a Granta New Voice and a fiction editor at Guernica Magazine.

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