Lan Samantha Chang Reading

The author of The Family Chao reads and discusses her work
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412 Pillsbury Hall

310 Pillsbury Dr SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

The Edelstein-Keller Endowment presents Lan Samantha Chang, author of a story collection and three novels, most recently The Family Chao (W. W. Norton, 2022). Sponsored by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program.

The event is free and open to the public. No reservations or tickets necessary. ASL interpreted. For questions about accessibility services and the venue, please email or call 612-626-1528.

Lan Samantha Chang’s new novel, The Family Chao, was published by W. W. Norton in February 2022. She is the author of two previous novels, All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost and Inheritance, and a story collection, Hunger. Her short stories have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Ploughshares, and The Best American Short Stories. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the American Academy in Berlin. Chang is the director of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She lives with her husband and daughter in Iowa City, Iowa.

Photo credit: IfeOluwa Nihinlola

Masks encouraged. Staff and visitors are reminded to wash hands often, get tested, and stay home when ill or exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.

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