Rebecca Chace


Rebecca Chace is the director of undergraduate Creative Writing as well as a professor of Creative Writing in Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Young Adult Writing and Dramatic Writing.

Rebecca Chace is the author of: Leaving Rock Harbor (novel); Capture the Flag (novel);Chautauqua Summer (Memoir). Plays: Colette; The Awakening (adaptation of novel by Kate Chopin). Ms. Chace adapted her novel, Capture the Flag,for the screen with director Lisanne Skyler; the Showtime Tony Cox Screenwriting Award (Short Film), Nantucket Film Festival, 2010.She has written for the New York Times Magazine, New York Times Sunday Book Review, the Huffington Post, NPR’s All Things Considered and other publications. She is a 2014 recipient of the Grace Paley Fiction Fellowship at Vermont Studio Center. She is a 2015-2016 member of the Wertheim Study at the New York Public Library and a 2016 recipient of a Dora Maar Fellowship in Fiction. She lives in Brooklyn.

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