Alexander Chee

Alexander Chee

Alexander Chee is the author of the novels Edinburgh and The Queen of the Night and the essay collection How to Write an Autobiographical Novel (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, April 2018). He is 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 Book Review, T Magazine, Tin House, Slate, Guernica, and Out, among others. He is winner of a 2003 Whiting Award, a 2004 NEA Fellowship in prose, and a 2010 MCCA Fellowship, as well as residency fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the VCCA, Civitella Ranieri, and Amtrak.

Keynote Conversation: Alexander Chee and Porochista Khakpour

Founders Hall

Join the acclaimed authors of two of the most buzzed-about books of 2018 for an intimate conversation about their life and work. Alexander Chee, author of the forthcoming essay collection How to Write an Autobiographical Novel as well as the novels Queen of the Night and Edinburgh, and Porochista Khakpour, author of the forthcoming memoir Sick and also the novels The Last Illusion and Sons and Other […]