Franny Choi

Franny Choi

Gaius Charles Bolin Fellow in English

Hollander Hall Rm 111

Office Hours: Wednesdays 11:00 am to 12:50 pm, or by appointment.


B.A. Brown University, Literary Arts&Ethnic Studies (2011)
M.F.A. University of Michigan, Creative Writing (2018)


Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

Scholarship/Creative Work

Poetry Collections:

  • Soft Science (Alice James Books, 2019)
  • Floating, Brilliant, Gone (Write Bloody Publishing, 2019)



  • Death by Sex Machine (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2017)


Selected Journal Publications:

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

  • Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship, 2019
  • Zell Postgraduate Fellowship, University of Michigan 2018-2019
  • Hopwood Awards for Poetry (2017) and Drama (2018), University of Michigan
  • Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize, 2017
  • Civitas Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2016
  • Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship, 2015
  • Frederick Bock Prize, Poetry Magazine, 2014
  • Kundiman Fellowship