Q.M. Zhang

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Amherst, MA 01002

Author's Bio

Q.M. Zhang is a writer, teacher, editor, and founder of MemoryWorks, a creative research & writing practice for individuals and communities seeking to trace their past and reclaim histories that have been silenced or erased. Her book, Accomplice to Memory, a Kirkus Best Indies Book of 2018, combines memoir, historical fiction, and documentary photographs to explore the hybrid possibilities of truth telling across generations and geographies. She is Prose Editor at The Massachusetts Review and Associate Professor Emerita of Cultural Psychology & Creative Nonfiction at Hampshire College.

Publications & Prizes

Accomplice to Memory (Kaya Press, 2017)
Prizes won: 

Foreword Reviews, Indies Bronze Winner for Multicultural Nonfiction, 2017.

Kirkus Reviews, Kirkus Star and Best Indie Books of 2018.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Chinese American, Mixed-Race
Prefers to work with: 
Any, Immigration
Fluent in: 
Chinese, English
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Last update: Sep 20, 2022