Name Alexander Chee
Role Fiction writer
Education Wesleyan University
Notable works Edinburgh (novel)
Awards Whiting Awards
|Books The Queen of the Night, Edinburgh|
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Alexander Chee is an American fiction writer, poet, journalist and reviewer.
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- Essays and stories
- Film appearances
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His short fiction has appeared in the anthologies Best American Erotica 2007, A Fictional History of the US (With Huge Chunks Missing), Men on Men 2000, and His 3. His essay "I, Reader" was selected for inclusion in the Notable Essays list of the 2011 edition of the Best American Essays. His personal essays have appeared in From Boys To Men, Loss Within Loss, Boys Like Us, The M Word, and The Man I Might Become. His poetry appeared in Barrow Street, LIT, Interview, the James White Review, and XXX Fruit. He has written journalism and reviews for The New York Times, Time Out New York, Out/Look, OutWeek, The Advocate, Out, Bookforum and the San Francisco Review of Books.
He received the Asian American Writers Workshop Literary Award, the Lambda Editor's Choice Prize, the Michener/Copernicus Fellowship Prize, the 2003 Whiting Award, a residency from the MacDowell Colony and the 2004 NEA Fellowship in Fiction. He was a judge for the PEN/Open Book award in 2012. In 2003, Out named him one of their 100 Most Influential People of the year. He was the associate fiction editor of the online literary magazine The Nervous Breakdown. Chee now splits his time between Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire and New York City.
He has taught fiction writing at the New School University and Wesleyan, and has served as a Visiting Writer at Amherst College.
In the winter semester 2012/2013 he was Picador Professor for Literature at the University of Leipzig.