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Sarah Shun-lien Bynum

Sarah Shun-lien Bynum
Professor, Assistant Chair
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MFA Univ of Iowa Writers' Workshop; BA Brown Univ

Bynum's first book, Madeleine Is Sleeping, published by Harcourt in 2004, was a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. Her second novel, Ms. Hempel Chronicles, published in fall 2008, was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award in 2009. In 2010, Bynum was named one of the New Yorker magazine's top "20 Under 40" fiction writers.

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