Alumni, MFA in Creative Writing Program


Maria Chaudhuri was born and raised in Bangladesh. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard in 2009.

Her memoir, Beloved Strangers, which was her Goddard thesis, was published by Bloomsbury UK in 2014.

Her essays, features and short stories have been published in various collections, journals and literary magazines. She lives in Hong Kong.


Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Religion, Mount Holyoke College; MFA in Creative Writing, Goddard College.