Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Dolen Perkins-Valdez
Name: Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Dolen Perkins-Valdez's writings have appeared or will appear in The Kenyon Review, StoryQuarterly, PMS: Poem Memoir Story, North Carolina Literary Review, Robert Olen Butler Prize Stories 2009, and African American Review. She is a former University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellow and graduate of Harvard. Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, she now divides her time between Seattle and Washington, DC. WENCH is her debut novel.