Prairie Lights Virtual | Belinda Huijuan Tang in conversation with Sanjena Sathian

Prairie Lights Virtual | Belinda Huijuan Tang in conversation with Sanjena Sathian promotional image

Please join us for a reading and conversation with Belinda Huijuan Tang in celebration of the release of her book A Map for the Missing. She will be joined in conversation by Sanjena Sathian.

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Belinda Huijuan Tang is a 2021 graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, where she was a Truman Capote Fellow and recipient of the Michener-Copernicus Fellowship. She holds a BA from Stanford University and was a 2019 work-study fellow at the Middlebury Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She lived in China from 2016 to 2018 and, while there, she received an MA from Peking University in Beijing. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

Sanjena Sathian is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Gold Diggers, which was named a Top 10 Best Book of 2021 by the Washington Post, a Best Book of 2021 by NPR, Electric Literature, and longlisted for the Center of Fiction’s First Novel Prize. Her writing has appeared or will appear in The Atlantic, Conjunctions, Boulevard, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Drift, and LitHub, and The Best American Short Stories 2022. She lives in Atlanta and is an incoming Fiction Fellow at Emory University.

Photo credit | Andrew Sherburne

Thursday, September 8, 2022 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
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