Sybil Baker teaches creative writing and humanities in the interdisciplinary honors program. She is the author of The Life Plan, Talismans, and Into This World, which received an Eric Hoffer Award Honorable Mention, and was a finalist for Foreword’s Best Book of the Year Award. She frequently teaches at Yale Writers’ Conference and taught in City University of Hong Kong’s MFA program. She was a featured writer at the American Writers’ Festival in Singapore, and was a Visiting Professor at Middle Eastern Technical University in North Cyprus. She has received Outstanding Teacher and Creative Scholarship Awards from UTC’s College of Arts and Sciences. She was awarded two MakeWork Artist Grants and a 2017 Individual Artist’s Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission. She is Fiction Editor at Drunken Boat. Immigrant Essays and While You Were Gone (a novel) are forthcoming from C&R Press.
For more information about Sybil Baker,
- See her home page, which also lists reviews of her works
- See her blog An Ex-expatriate's Musings on Writing, Teaching, and Travel
- He short story "The Expo" at Guernica
- Read her flash fiction piece "Agamemnon’s Wife Speaks From Hades" at MatterPress
- Read "Picturing Snakes" at Slow Trains
- Read "Talismans" at Flinders University
- Read the short story "The Place People Play" at 3 a.m. magazine.
- Read her essay "In Defense of Telling" published in Segue online literary journal
- Listen to an interview and reading on the Writers Show with Joan Hetzler
- See Sybil Baker discussing and reading from Talismans at Huffington Post
- Read an interview "10 Questions for Humor Novelist Sybil Baker" at Ask Wendy--The Query Queen
- Read "Something Thin in Her Pocket," review by Jodi Paloni of Baker's collection Talismans at Contrary Magazine
- Read "Women Write Travel – Some Thoughts by Sybil Baker," guest blog posting by Sybil for Women Travel the World
- Read "From West to East, and From East to West," a conversation about writing with novelist Xu Xi at Author Talk
- See the MFA program at City University of Hong Kong
- Visit the C&R Press site for information on Talismans
- See below the video book trailer for The Life Plan
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