Jocelyn Lieu

Jocelyn Lieu is the author of a 9/11 memoir titled What Isn’t There: Inside a Season of Change (Nation Books, 2007) and a collection of stories, Potential Weapons (Graywolf Press, 2004). Her work has appeared in 110 Stories: New York Writes After September 11, Charlie Chan Is Dead: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Fiction, the Asian Pacific American Review, the Denver Quarterly, and the Hamilton Stone Review, among other anthologies and journals. She has taught in MFA and undergraduate programs at Queens College, Goddard College, The New School, LIU, and, in the Midwest, Butler and Purdue universities. Currently, she lives in the East Village with her daughter and husband, novelist Chuck Wachtel, and teaches fiction writing and craft at NYU. She is at work on a new book of fiction.

Graduate program: MFA Writing Program

Courses taught in MFA Writing Program

  • Storytellers: The Narrative in Fiction and Nonfiction Literature