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Fiction Master Class with Christina Chiu

February 22 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

$124

Christina Chiu is the winner of the James Alan McPherson Award. Her novel, Beauty, is available for pre-order. She is also author of Troublemaker and Other Saints, published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons in 2001, Troublemaker was alternate selection for BOMC and QPB, a nominee for a BOMC First Fiction Award, and winner of the Asian American Literary Award.

Chiu has published in magazines and anthologies, including Tin House, Charlie Chan is Dead 2, Not the Only One, Washington Square, World Wide Writers, The MacGuffin, the Asian Pacific American Journal, Acorn, Grandmothers: Granddaughters Remember, and Not the Only One. Her stories have won awards and honorable mention in literary contests such as Playboy, Glimmer Train, New Millennium, New York Stories, World Wide Writers, Explorations, and El Dorado Writers’ Guild.

The recipient of the Asian American Literary Award, Chiu also received the Robert Simpson Fellowship, the Alternate Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, the Van Lier Fellowship; she won the New Stone Circle Fiction Contest, won second place in the Playboy Fiction Contest, and was nominated for the Stephen Crane First Fiction Award. She has been a Wiepersdorf Fellow and a Claire Woolrich Scholar.

Chiu curates and co-hosts the Pen Parentis Literary Salons in New York City. She received her MFA in writing from Columbia University.

“Christina Chiu’s Beauty is beautiful in the way of a scalpel blade.  It’s that sharp and precise, that lacerating, that true.” – Michael Cunningham, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Hours

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Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$124
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Website:
http://www.writerscenter.org/calendar/chiu/

Venue

Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
Phone:
914.332.5953
Website:
www.writerscenter.org

Organizer

HVWC
Phone:
914.332.5953
Email:
ask@writerscenter.org
Website:
www.writerscenter.org