Raised in New England, Kaitlin Solimine has considered China a second home for almost two decades. While majoring in East Asian Studies at Harvard University, she was a Harvard-Yenching scholar and wrote and edited Let's Go: China (St. Martin's Press). In 2006-2007, she was a U.S. Department of State Fulbright Creative Arts Fellow in China. She was the Donald E. Axinn Scholar in Fiction at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference (2010) and graduated from the MFA program in writing at UC-San Diego (2011). An excerpt from her first novel, Empire of Glass, won the 2012 Dzanc Books/Disquiet International Literary Program award judged by Colson Whitehead. She is the 'Saving China' columnist exploring environmental issues in China for The World of Chinese Magazine and is represented by William Clark Associates. Her fiction and non-fiction has been published in Guernica Magazine, Kartika Review, The Huffington Post, China Daily, and numerous anthologies. Kaitlin is co-founder of HIPPO Reads, a literary-based media start-up that curates and delivers high quality, previously published long reads with an academic bent.
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