Ms. Amina CainCollege of Letters and Sciences
Arts and Humanities
Amina Cain received her BA in Women's Studies, summa cum laude, and with honors, from the Ohio State University and her MFA in Creative Writing/Fiction from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she was a recipient of the 1999 graduate writing fellowship. She is the author most recently of the short story collection Creature (Dorothy, a publishing project, 2013) and a novel is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus & Giroux in 2019. Stories and essays have appeared in BOMB, n+1, The Paris Review Daily, Full Stop, Vice, the Believer Logger, and other places. She is currently working on a book of essays on the space of reading and writing fiction. At National, she coordinates the fiction workshops in the MCW program, and is lead faculty of the AA in Creative Writing program. She lives and works in Los Angeles.
College of Letters and Sciences