F282. Lisa Ko and Nicole Chung, Sponsored by PEN America
Oregon Ballroom 201-202, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
Friday, March 29, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Join Nicole Chung and Lisa Ko in conversation.
Lisa Ko is the author of The Leavers, which was a 2017 National Book Award for Fiction finalist, won the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, and was a finalist for the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award and the 2017 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award. Her writing has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2016, the New York Times, BuzzFeed, O Magazine, and elsewhere. She has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the MacDowell Colony, among others. Visit her at lisa-ko.com.
Nicole Chung's debut memoir All You Can Ever Know was published in October 2018. Her essays and articles have appeared in the New York Times, GQ, Longreads, BuzzFeed, and Hazlitt, among many others. She is the editor in chief of Catapult magazine and the former managing editor of The Toast. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Nicole currently lives in the DC area. Find her on Twitter @nicole_soojung.