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Chatham University

MFA Alumni

Karen S. Zhang

Karen S. Zhang

Class of 2011

Since graduation, Karen has spent her summer traveling and writing about her travels on her blog ( and in the Coal Hill Review. She also writes a regular column for Crazy English Speaker, a Guangzhou-based, bilingual (Chinese and English), nationally distributed monthly magazine.

She currently lives in Centreville, VA, 22 miles west of Washington D.C., where she is completing her memoir and preparing to return to her hometown of Guangzhou, China early in the new year.