Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series - Fae Myenne Ng
Date and Time
Friday, November 1, 2013 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Manchester Conference Center,
Fae Myenne Ng is the author of two novels, Bone and Steer Toward Rock, and a story collection. She grew up in San Francisco’s Chinatown and attended the University of California, Berkeley, and Columbia University, where she received her MFA. She has been the recipient of the Pushcart Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Rome Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Bone was nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award. She currently teaches at UC Berkeley and UCLA.
The Lindsay J. Cropper Center for Creative Writing was established in 2004 by Barrie and Dorothy Cropper in memory of their daughter Lindsay, an alumna of USD, English major and aspiring writer. The purpose of the center is to foster the appreciation and practice of creative writing at the University of San Diego by hosting an annual writers series, sponsoring writing workshops and granting awards for creative writing. Information about the center can be found at www.sandiego.edu/cropper.