Saher Alam, M.A.
B.S.E., Princeton University, 1995
M.A., Boston University, 1998
Creative Writing (Fiction), Twentieth Century Fiction, Contemporary Immigrant Fiction, Craft of the Short Story.
Publications and Media Placements
- Her stories have appeared in the anthology Best of the Fiction Workshops 1999, as well as the journals Literary Imagination and Five Chapters.
- The Groom to Have Been [a novel]. Spiegel & Grau/Random House, 2008.
Honors and Awards
- She held a Creative Writing Fellowship in Fiction at Emory University from 1998 to 2000, and she is a recipient of the 2010-2011 Howard Foundation Fellowship (in fiction).
- Her novel, The Groom to Have Been, won the 2008 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize.