APRIL FREELY & FRANCES HWANG
SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 6:30 PM
APRIL FREELY has received fellowships and awards from the Ohio Arts Council, Vermont Studio Center, and the Tulsa Artist Fellowship. She has an MFA from the University of Iowa, and her work has appeared in Ninth Letter, Seneca Review, Gulf Coast, and elsewhere.
Second-Year Fiction Fellow FRANCES HWANG is the author of the short story collection Transparency (Back Bay Books, 2007), which won the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and a PEN Open Book Award. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award and fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, Colgate University, the MacDowell Colony, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work has been read on NPR’s Selected Shorts and appeared in such publications as Best New American Voices, Glimmer Train, The New Yorker, and Tin House. She teaches creative writing at UC Berkeley Extension.