Conversation with Susan Choi
October 7 @ 5:00 pm
Williams College will hold a reading and conversation with National Book Awardwinning novelist Susan Choi as she talk about her recent and in-progress work.
Susan Choi’s acclaimed novel Trust Exercise won the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction. Her first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize.
Her third, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award, and in 2010 she was named the inaugural recipient of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award. Her fourth novel, My Education, received a 2014 Lammy Award. Camp Tiger, her first book for children, was also published in 2019. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, she teaches fiction writing at Yale University.
This event will be held onsite and outdoors on the Oakley Center lawn, and it is free.
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