Cady Vishniac

MFA Student


Cady Vishniac's short stories have been published in Booth and Glimmer Train, and have won the story contests at Mid-American Review, Greensboro Review, Salamander, Ninth Letter, New Letters, New Millennium Writings and Lascaux Review. She has attended the fiction workshops at Kenyon and Tent: Creative Writing at the Yiddish Book Center, as well as the Slice Literary Conference on scholarship. She has been a part of the digital media workshops at Ohio State's DMAC and the intensive Yiddish language and culture program at YIVO, and will have a creative writing residency on scholarship at the Vermont Studio Center this fall.
Vishniac is a Distinguished University Fellow in residence at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, during the 2017-2018 school year via the Big Ten Academic Alliance's Traveling Scholar Program, where she will study Yiddish and Hebrew translation at the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies. While at Ohio State, she's taught freshman composition in person and online, as well as an intermediate fiction workshop.
Areas of Expertise
  • Fiction
  • Yiddish and Jewish studies
  • BA, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2015

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Currently in residence at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor