Fiction Readings: Jaclyn Watterson and Michael Shum

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Engleman Hall - Room D253

Authors Jaclyn Watterson and Michael Shum will read from their respective works. Watterson will read from her story collection, Ventriloquisms, and Shum will read from his novel, Queen of Spades.

Jaclyn Watterson completed her bachelor's degree at Southern, her MFA at Oregon State, and her Ph.D. at the University of Utah. She currently teaches at Manhattanville College and lives in Queens, NY. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Spectacle, The Collagist, New Delta Review, Puerto del Sol, and elsewhere, and her first book, Ventriloquisms, won the 2016 Spokane Prize in Short Fiction and was published by Willow Springs Books (Eastern Washington University) in 2017.

Michael Shou-Yung Shum was born in Houston, Texas, and has two Ph.D.s " the first in Psychology from Northwestern University and the second in English and creative writing from the University of Tennessee. He lives in Queens, NY, and teaches at New York University. His first novel, Queen of Spades, was published by Forest Avenue Press in 2017.



Engleman Hall - Room D253
Fitch Street
New Haven, CT 06515


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