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The Creative Writing Program is pleased to announce a reading with Stegner Fellows in Fiction and Poetry: Jemimah Wei and Madeleine Cravens.
Jemimah Wei is a writer and host based in Singapore and New York. She is a 2022-4 Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, a 2022 Standiford Fiction Fellow, a 2020 De Alba Fellow at Columbia University, and a Francine Ringold Award for New Writers Honouree. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, recognized by the Best of the Net Anthologies, received support from Singapore's National Arts Council, and appeared in Narrative, Nimrod, and CRAFT Literary, amongst others. Presently a columnist for No Contact magazine and submissions editor for SmokeLong Quarterly, Jemimah is at work on a novel and three story collections.
Madeleine Cravens is from Brooklyn. She received her MFA from Columbia University, where she was awarded the Max Ritvo Poetry Fellowship. She was the first place winner of Narrative Magazine's 2021 Poetry Contest and 2020 30 Below Contest, a semifinalist for the 2021 92Y Discovery Prize, and finalist for the 2022 James Hearst Poetry Prize. Her writing can be found or is forthcoming in Best New Poets, The Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books and BOMB.