LYNN FREED

  • RESIDENCY DATES : May 4th 2016 to May 31st 2016
  • FROM : USA
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LYNN FREED was born and grew up in South African and came to the U.S. as a graduate student at Columbia University.  Her books include six novels, a collection of stories, and a collection of essays.  Her work has appeared in Harper's, The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, Ploughshares, Narrative Magazine, Southwest Review and The Georgia Review, among others.  She is the recipient of the inaugural Katherine Anne Porter Award in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, two PEN/O. Henry Awards, and fellowships, grants and support from the National Endowment for the Arts and The Guggenheim Foundation, among others.  Born in South Africa, she now lives in Northern California.