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.