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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Nami Mun  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: 1968 in Seoul, South Korea


Illinois Connection

Nami is currently an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing in Chicago, at Columbia College.

Biographical and Professional Information

Previously, Nami has worked as an Avon Lady, a street vendor, a photojournalist, a waitress, an activities coordinator for a nursing home, and a criminal defense investigator. After earning a GED, she went on to get a BA in English from UC Berkeley, an MFA from University of Michigan.In 2011 she became a US Delegate for a China/America Writers Exchange in Beijing and Chicago.

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-- *Pushcart Prize, ''Miles from Nowhere''