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Let us know what you’re up to! We—and other CTY alumni—want to hear about achievements and milestones in your career, your family, and your personal and community pursuits.

Have you recently received a promotion? Won an award? Gotten married or had a child? Have something else you’re proud to tell us and share with CTYers? If so, submit a class note.

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Lydia (Kang) Kang
Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 1986

I'm currently an internal medicine physician at the University of Nebraska, and an author. Weird twist of careers, but it's working out somehow! I love taking care of patients and teaching med students, and have been writing professionally for about seven years now.

My first two books are biology-based science fiction for young adults, CONTROL and its sequel, CATALYST (Penguin, 2013 & 2015). 

This year, I have three books coming out and I branched out a bit in genre.

A BEAUTIFUL POISON (Lake Union, July 2017) is an adult historical forensic mystery that takes place in 1918. 

QUACKERY: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything (Workman, September 2017) is a humorous look at some of the awful treatments humans have used in the past, such as lobotomies and leechcraft.

THE NOVEMBER GIRL (Entangled/Macmillan, November 2017) is a young adult, contemporary/magical realism novel set on Isle Royale in Lake Superior. 

I'd love to reconnect with my CTY alums, if you're out there. Or if you're a student and have career questions, let me know!

LydiaYKang@gmail.com

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1/5/17
Lydia Kang
Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 1986

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Hi there! I'd love to connect with some of the friends I made at CTY, if you guys are out there, or if you're a student and have some career questions. 

I'm currently an assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where I love to teach med students and take care of my patients. I majored in pre-med/biology with a minor in English at Columbia University, in NYC (Class of 1993), did some bench research for a while, then went to NYU School of Medicine (Class of 1998).

After a life on the east coast, we moved to Nebraska ten years ago and I took a swing at writing--so I have two careers now. My first two novels, CONTROL and CATALYST are biology-heavy young adult science fiction that came out with Penguin in 2013 and 2015. 

I've been branching out since then. This year, I have three books coming out.

A BEAUTIFUL POISON (Lake Union, July 2017) is an historical forensics adult mystery that takes place in 1918.

QUACKERY: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything (Workman, September 2017) is a humorous non-fiction look at all the unpleasant ways we've tried to heal ourselves, from lobotomies to leeches.

THE NOVEMBER GIRL (Entangled/Macmillan, November 2017) is another young adult novel, but it's more magical realism/romance/contemporary, and takes place on Isle Royale on Lake Superior.

A few twists in my career path for sure.  I'll always remember how much fun I had that summer at CTY. I'd love to connect with my alums! Find me at LydiaYKang@gmail.com

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1/5/17
Julia Dolinger
Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, 2008-2010 / Washington College, Chestertown, MD, 2005-2006

Julia Dolinger graduated from Dickinson College (also the site of so many of her CTY memories) in May 2016 with a degree in English. She now works in book publishing at a healthcare publisher in New Jersey. She credits CTY for helping  her reach these accomplishments. 

12/28/16