Rebecca Chace

Rebecca Chace

Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Director, MA Program in Creative Writing and Literature, School of the Arts



  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Fiction
  • Playwriting and Dramatic Structure


  • Theatre and Performance
  • Translation
  • International Literature


  • BFA, New York University
  • MFA, Bennington Writing Seminars

Academic Profile

Rebecca Chace is the award-winning author of two novels, Leaving Rock Harbor and Capture the Flag; a memoir, Chautauqua Summer; and a children’s book, June Sparrow and The Million Dollar Penny. She has had stage plays produced in New York and regionally, Colette and The Awakening (an adaptation of the novel by Kate Chopin). She has also adapted her novel, Capture the Flag, for the screen and television with director Lisanne Skyler. She has written for the New York Times Magazine, New York Times Sunday Book Review, the Huffington Post, LA Review of Books, Guernica, Lit Hub, NPR’s All Things Considered and other publications. She has been awarded numerous artist residencies and fellowships including MacDowell, Yaddo; Dora Maar House, the American Academy in Rome, and others.

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