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Cheryl Klein

Author's Bio

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

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Still Water Saints by Alex Espinoza, The Second World by Parag Khanna
Favorite Authors:
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

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
European American, Feminist, G/L/B/T
Prefers to work with:
Any, At Risk Youth, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Teenagers
Born in:
Manhattan Beach, CA
Raised in:
Manhattan Beach, CA

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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