Dr. Serena Chopra

Washington, United States

Member Since: 12/08/2021

Serena Chopra is a teacher, writer, dancer, filmmaker, soundscape designer and a visual and performance artist. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Denver and was a 2011-2013 Redline artist in Residence, as well as a 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar (Bangalore, India). She has two books, This Human (Coconut Books 2013) and Ic (Horse Less Press 2017), as well as two films, Dogana/Chapti (2018, winner of ArtHyve's Archives as Muse Film grant and official selection at Frameline 2019) and Mother Ghosting (2018). She is an 8-year company member with Evolving Doors Dance and was recently a featured artist in Harper's Bazaar (India) as well as in the Denver Westword’s “100 Colorado Creatives.” She has recent publications in Foglifter and Matters of Feminist Practice. She is Assistant Professor at Seattle University. You can find out more at SerenaChopra.com


Website: SerenaChopra.com


  • Ic , HorseLess Press (2017)
  • This Human (2013)


  • Assistant Professor at Seattle University (August 2019 - )
  • Adjunct Professor at Naropa University (August 2015 - May 2019)


  • Doctoral Degree in Creative Writing from University of Denver (June 2018)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from University of Colorado, Boulder (May 2009)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Poetry