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Program(s): Creative Writing - Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Poetry

Kim Fu

Kim Fu is the author of the novel For Today I Am a Boy, which won the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, and a Lambda Literary Award. It was also a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and on the longlist for Canada Reads.

Fu's debut poetry collection How Festive the Ambulance received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, and includes a National Magazine Awards Silver Medal winner and a Best Canadian Poetry selection.

Her writing has appeared in Granta, the Atlantic, the New York Times, Hazlitt, and the Times Literary Supplement. She has received residency fellowships from the Ucross Foundation, Berton House, Wildacres, and the Wallace Stegner Grant for the Arts.

The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore, a novel, is her most recent work.

Find out more about Kim on her website,

Kim Fu