The Committee on Creative Writing Presents

Rachel Dewoskin

RACHEL DEWOSKIN’s fourth book, Blind, is forthcoming from Penguin in August, 2014. Her most recent novel, Big Girl Small received the 2012 American Library Association’s Alex Award and was named one of the top 3 books of 2011 by Newsday. DeWoskin’s memoir, Foreign Babes in Beijing, about the years she spent in China as the unlikely star of a Chinese soap opera, has been published in six countries and developed as a television series by HBO, for which Rachel co-wrote the pilot episode. Her debut novel Repeat After Me won a Foreward Magazine Book of the Year Award. DeWoskin’s poems have appeared in the journals Ploughshares, Seneca Review, New Delta Review, Nerve Magazine, The New Orleans Review, and The Helen Burns Anthology: New Voices from the Academy of American Poetry. 

Reading with Q & A 
Tuesday, March 12, 12:00pm
Midway Studios, Room 108
Lunch Provided 

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Spring 2014

Spring 2014 Creative Writing Courses

Creative Writing Students, please note that Spring 2014 courses are now listed under our courses page! Because bidding on creative writing classes works slightly differently than in other departments, please take the time to read through these instructions on how to apply if you’re unfamiliar with the process.

Waiting List

All beginning level creative writing courses are open bid through classes.uchicago.edu. If you are unable to secure a spot in a beginning level class through bidding, you may now complete the Online Consent Form via classes.uchicago.edu on the first day of Spring Quarter. For step-by-step instructions for completing the form, please refer to the Registrar's Office.  

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