F279. Women on the Verge: A Reading
Friday, March 9, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
R.O. Kwon’s first novel, Heroics, is forthcoming. Other writing has appeared in Noon, The Guardian, and elsewhere. The recipient of a 2016 NEA fellowship for fiction, she has also received awards from Yaddo, MacDowell, Omi International, Bread Loaf, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference.
Rachel Khong is a writer living in the Bay Area. Her fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, Joyland, and Tin House. She's the author of the novel, Goodbye, Vitamin. She received her BA in English from Yale University, and her MFA in fiction from the University of Florida.
Alice Sola Kim is a winner of a 2016 Whiting Award. Her fiction has been published in Tin House, McSweeney's, Lenny Letter, and Asimov's Science Fiction. She has received fellowships and grants from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and the Elizabeth George Foundation.
Katie Kitamura is the author of Gone to the Forest and The Longshot, both finalists for the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award. Her third novel, A Separation, was a New York Times Editors Choice, and it will be translated into fourteen languages.
Claire Vaye Watkins is the author of Gold, Fame, Citrus and Battleborn, winner of the Story Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Young Lions Fiction Award, and others. A Guggenheim Fellow and one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists, she is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan.