Randolph’s first Visiting Writers Series event of spring 2018 will feature a reading by Kaitlyn Greenidge, a novelist and faculty member for the College’s new M.F.A. in creative writing program. The program is scheduled Monday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Room of Smith Hall.
Greenidge is a Whiting Award winner, a finalist for the New York Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, and a recipient of fellowships from the NEA, Breadloaf Writers’ Conference, Johnson State College, and the Lower Manhattan Community Council’s Workspace Program. Her book, We Love You Charlie Freeman, was named one of the Times Critics’ Top Books of 2016.
Greenidge’s writing appears in The New York Times, Elle, Virginia Quarterly Review, Salon.com, The Believer, American Short Fiction, Guernica, The Feminist Wire, and elsewhere. She grew up in Boston and received her M.F.A. from Hunter College. She currently lives in Brooklyn, and in addition to teaching in Randolph’s M.F.A. program, she has taught in the M.F.A. programs at Hunter College and Bennington College.