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Alumnus Longlisted for National Book Award

Chen Chen (photo: Jess Chen)

Chen Chen (photo: Jess Chen)

September 13, 2017

Chen Chen (G'15), a graduate of our MFA in Creative Writing program, has been longlisted for the prestigious National Book Awards for his debut collection of poetry, When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities.

The list of ten nominees includes just three debut collections. Finalists will be announced on October 4th, and winners will be announced at a ceremony in New York on November 15th. Read about the awards and this year's judges in the official announcement.