Stegner Fellow Reading with Faith Merino and Jade Cho
475 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305
This event is open to Stanford affiliates and the general public. Register here
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to announce a reading with Stegner Fellows in Fiction and Poetry: Faith Merino and Jade Cho.
Faith Merino is the author of the novel Cormorant Lake, which was longlisted for The Center For Fiction's 2021 First Novel Award. She holds an MFA from UC Davis and her short stories have appeared in The Indiana Review, Harpur Palate, The Carolina Quarterly, and more, in addition to inclusion among The Best American Short Stories distinguished stories. She is currently at work on a second novel as well as a short story collection.
Jade Cho is from Oakland, California. She is the author of In the Tongue of Ghosts and her poetry has appeared in Apogee, BOAAT, The Offing, and elsewhere. She holds degrees from UC Berkeley (BA Ethnic Studies), where she studied and taught in Poetry for the People, and Arizona State University (MFA Creative Writing), where she served as a June Jordan Teaching Fellow. She began writing in Bay Area youth and collegiate slam poetry spaces, placing top ten in the nation with her teammates at Brave New Voices and College Unions Poetry Slam. The granddaughter of Hoisanese 台山人 immigrants, she is working on a project tracing memory, grief, and desire through the archive of Chinese Exclusion and the Chinese Confession Program.