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Kayla Andrews '08 will be presenting the work of her late mother, Katherine Min. Refreshments to follow.


Katherine Min’s short stories appeared in Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, The Three-Penny Review, Glimmer Train, and others; she received an NEA grant, a Pushcart Prize, a Sherwood Anderson Foundation Fiction Award, two New Hampshire State Council for the Arts Fellowships and a North Carolina State Arts Council Fellowship, and attended residencies at MacDowell, Yaddo, Jentel, Ucross, Hambidge, the Millay Colony, and Ledig House. Her debut novel, Secondhand World, was a runner-up for the PEN/Bingham Award in 2007. Her novel The Fetishist was published posthumously.

Kayla Min Andrews lives in New Orleans. She has a piece forthcoming from The Massachusetts Review and has been published in Cagibi for fiction, Halfway Down the Stairs for nonfiction, and Asymptote for literary translation. Her work was nominated for a Best of the Net 2020. She was a finalist in the Tennessee Williams and New Orleans Literary Festival’s Very Short Fiction Contest in 2023. Kayla assisted Putnam on the posthumous publication of her mother’s novel The Fetishist, including editing the manuscript. She is an MFA candidate in fiction at Randolph and is working on a novel.

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