Rebecca Chace
Rebecca Chace, author of Leaving Rock Harbor, Capture the Flag, Fiction and Nonfiction Faculty, Fairleigh Dickinson University low-residency MFA in Creative Writing
Rebecca Chace, Leaving Rock Harbor; Capture the Flag

Rebecca Chace

Rebecca Chace, MFA Fiction/Nonfiction Faculty

Rebecca Chace, FDU MFA Fiction/Nonfiction Faculty

Rebecca Chace is the author of Leaving Rock Harbor (Scribner), an Editor’s Choice in the New York Times Book Review, a June Notable book/Indie Pick by the American Booksellers Association, and a finalist for the 2010 New England Book Award. Her first book, a memoir, Chatauqua Summer, was a New York Times Book Review Notable book as well as an Editor’s Choice and a Pick for Summer. Chace is also the author of the novel, Capture the Flag, adapted for the screen by Chace and the director, Lisanne Skyler. The film received the Showtime Tony Cox Screenwriting Award at the 2010 Nantucket Film Festival. The film was screened at national and international film festivals in 2010-2011. Also a playwright, Chace’s plays include: Colette (Theatre for the New City) and an adaptation of Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening, produced by Book-It repertory Theatre at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. She has received fellowships and has been a guest artist with New York Theatre Workshop, the MacDowell Colony, and the Foundation of Yaddo. She teaches creative nonfiction and fiction in the low-residency MFA program.

Books & Publication

  • June Sparrow and the Million Dollar Penny (forthcoming, May, 2017)
  • Leaving Rock Harbor (2010)
  • Capture the Flag (1999)
  • Chautauqua Summer (1993)