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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Nami Mun  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1968 in Seoul, South Korea

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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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