Department Chair

  • Erich Hertz
    Associate Professor of English
    Kiernan Hall 214
    (518) 782-6896

Karin Lin-Greenberg, M.F.A.


     Karin Lin-Greenberg, M.F.A.
     215 Kiernan Hall


Karin Lin-Greenberg joined the English Department at Siena College in the fall of 2012. She earned an MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh in 2006 and an MA in literature and writing from Temple University in 2003. Her work has appeared in The Antioch ReviewBellevue Literary ReviewBerkeley Fiction Review, Epoch, Kenyon Review OnlineNorth American ReviewRedivider, Silk Road, South Dakota Review, and elsewhere. She has previously taught classes in creative writing, composition, and literature at Missouri State University, The College of Wooster, and Appalachian State University. She has taught introductory courses in fiction and poetry writing and advanced classes in fiction and creative nonfiction. Topics her courses have covered include traditional and experimental fiction, flash fiction, the novella, the story cycle, memoir, graphic memoirs, the lyric essay, and the nature essay. 

Her story collection, Faulty Predictions, won the 2013 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and will be published in the fall of 2014 by the University of Georgia Press.


2013 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction

Interview and short story in Silk Road 

Story in Kenyon Review Online

Profile of the Flash Fiction course reading at Siena