Tessa Yang
Areas of Expertise

Creative writing, literary and genre fiction, the short story, flash fiction, literary editing and publishing

M.F.A, Indiana University - Bloomington

Tessa Yang

Assistant Professor of English

Recent courses taught:

  • Intro to Creative Writing
  • Reading and Writing Short Fiction
  • Flash Fiction
  • Gender Identity in Speculative Fiction

Distinctions (awards, fellowships grants):

  • Wigleaf’s Top 50 Very Short Fictions (2018)
  • Indiana University Guy Lemmon Award for Public Writing (2018)
  • Indiana University Ross Lockridge Jr. Award in Creative Writing (2018)
  • National Society of Arts and Letters Hegarty Award for Short Fiction (2017)
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Fiction published or forthcoming in:

Hayden’s Ferry Review, Cream City Review, The Spectacle, The Carolina Quarterly, PRISM International, Wigleaf, Joyland, Juked, SmokeLong Quarterly, and elsewhere. Reviews published with Indiana Review and The Master’s Review.

Professional affiliations:

  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs

External Links

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