Alix Ohlin – Surrey Muse

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Alix Ohlin is a novelist, short story writer, educator and mentor who has published five books including two novels, the DUAL CITIZENS (2019) and INSIDE (2012), that were short listed for both the Giller Prize and the Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize. Her work has appeared in various publications such as the Best American Short Stories, Best New American Voices, and The New Yorker. Alix has taught creative writing and literature at McGill University, Lafayette College, Warren Wilson College, and at the New York State Summer Writers Institute. She graduated from Harvard University with an English and American Literature and Language degree in 1992, and then earned a masters in writing from the Michener Center for Writers in Texas in 2001. Alix now lives in Vancouver where she is the Chair of UBC’s creative writing program since 2018.

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At the August 28 gathering of Surrey Muse, Alix will be the Featured Author. More on the event is here: august-28-2020.

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