Maile Chapman

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Maile Chapman is the author of the novel Your Presence Is Requested at Suvanto, short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award and a finalist for the PEN Center USA literary award in fiction. Her stories have appeared in A Public Space, Dublin Review, Fairy Tale Review, Best American Fantasy, and GRANTA Online, among others. She received her MFA in Fiction from Syracuse University and a PhD in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and has been a fellow at the New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers as well as a Fulbright Grantee to Finland, where she visited early twentieth-century buildings, especially hospitals. She teaches in the English department and MFA program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and is editor of Witness magazine.

See Maile Chapman in “Fulbright Scholars on Writing in the World” Wednesday, October 11 at 1:30 p.m. in Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center North Plaza. Click to see event details.