Ms. Amina Cain

Amina Cain received 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 2020. 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. In the MCW Program, she coordinates the fiction workshops and thesis courses.

Ms. Amina Cain

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Ms. Amina Cain

College: School of Arts, Letters, and Sciences

Department: Arts & Humanities

[email protected]

(310) 662-2165

Los Angeles Campus


Art Institute of Chicago - MFA - Writing