Northwestern University

Nov
9
Thu 5:15 PM

Return Engagement: YZ Chin

YZ Chin

When: Thursday, November 9, 2017
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, 1515, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Kathy Daniels   847.491.7294

Group: English Department

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Creative Writing program alumni return to give a reading.

YZ Chin's debut novel-in-stories, Though I Get Home (Feminist Press, 2018), is the winner of the inaugural Louise Meriwether First Book Prize.

She has also written a poetry chapbook deter (dancing girl press, 2013). Her current project is a dark fantasy, with an homage to Shirley Jackson appearing in Black Static issue #59.

Born and raised in Taiping, Malaysia, Chin now lives in New York. She works by day as a software engineer in C, and writes by night, cheered on by her husband and cat (separate beings).

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