Monday, October 23, 2017,
Miller Library / Robinson

Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, the Kristina Stahl Writer in Residence, is the author of two novels, Ms. Hempel Chronicles, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Madeleine Is Sleeping, a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. Her fiction has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Tin House, The Georgia Review, and the Best American Short Stories 2004, 2009, and 2016. The recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and an NEA Fellowship, she was named one of “20 Under 40” fiction writers by The New Yorker. She lives in Los Angeles with her family. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.

Contact: Professor Micheal Burke, mdburke@colby.edu, 207-859-5267

Fiction Reading: Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m., Robinson Room, Miller Library.


Open to the Colby community only