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The 2nd Mark Twain Distinguished Writer-In-Residence Program With Alexander Chee

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
6:30pm – 8:00pm

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Alexander Chee is the bestselling author of the novels Edinburgh (2001), The Queen of the Night (2016), and the essay collection How To Write An Autobiographical Novel (2018). A contributing editor at The New Republic, and an editor at large at VQR, his essays and stories have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, T Magazine, The Sewaneee Review, and the 2016 and 2019 Best American Essays. He is a 2021 United States Artists Fellow, a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow in Nonfiction, and the recipient of a Whiting Award, a NEA Fellowship, an MCCA Fellowship, the Randy Shilts Prize in gay nonfiction, the Paul Engle Prize, the Lambda Editor’s Choice Prize, and residency fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the VCCA, Leidig House, Civitella Ranieri, and Amtrak. He teaches as an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College.

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Julia Brush

Creative Writing Program (primary), American Studies, Asian American Studies Institute, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, English Department, Humanities Institute, UConn Master Calendar

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