Lan Samantha Chang

born Appleton, Wisconsin 1965

Yale University, B.A. East Asian Studies

University of Iowa Writers Workshop, M.F.A.

Inheritance, W. W. Norton, August 2004

Hunger: A Novella and Stories, W. W. Norton, 1998

fiction has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Ploughshares, and The Best American Short Stories

fellowships from Stanford University, Princeton University, the Radcliffe Institute, and the National Endowment for the Arts

has taught in the M.F.A. programs at The University of Iowa and Warren Wilson College

currently Briggs-Copeland Lecturer at Harvard University

"I began to understand," Min reflects at one point, "that to love another was to be custodian of that person's decline -- to know this fate, hold onto it and live."

Lan Samantha Chang

interviewed at

Anna Shin review in SCRAAL Seattle Contemporary Review of Asian American Literature

at Voices from the Gaps

at Ploughshares

reviewed by Beth Wolfensberger Singer in Salon

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