Cheryl Klein’s first book, The Commuters: A Novel of Intersections, won City Works Press’ Ben Reitman Award. Her novel Lilac Mines will be published by Manic D Press in 2009. An alumna of UCLA and California Institute of the Arts, she lives in Los Angeles and has taught creative writing to homeless youth, high school girls, and teen boys in the criminal justice system.
Publications and Prizes
The Commuters: A Novel of Intersections (City Works Press, 2006)
Jane's Stories III (Jane's Stories Press, 2006)
Absinthe Literary Review, Blithe House Quarterly, City Works, CrossConnect, other, Tattoo Highway, The Normal School
What I'm Reading Now:
Still Water Saints by Alex Espinoza, The Second World by Parag Khanna
Michael Cunningham, Jonathan Lethem, Colson Whitehead, Toni Morrison, Cynthia Kadohata, Michelle Tea, Susan Choi, Andrea Seigel, Richard Powers, Nina Revoyr.
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Listing last updated: July 3, 2012
Travels for readings?
European American, Feminist, G/L/B/T
Prefers to work with:
Any, At Risk Youth, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Teenagers