March 2022

Charles Yu



Tina Chiou

Appearing Courtesy of Joan & Adrian Van Loozenoord

Charles Yu is the author of four books, including his latest novel, "Interior Chinatown," winner of the National Book Award for Fiction 2020, and shortlisted for Le Prix Médicis étranger. He has received the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 Award, been nominated for two Writers Guild of America awards for his work on the HBO series Westworld and has also written for shows on FX, AMC, Facebook Watch and Adult Swim. His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in a number of publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Wired, Time and Ploughshares.

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Scheduled events:
National Book Award Authors
2020 National Book Award–honored authors Lydia Millet, Jenn Shapland and Charles Yu come together for a cross-genre discussion on inspiration, reading and recognition. Presented in partnership with the National Book Foundation.

Marshall Foundation Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
National Book Award Winners
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Panelists: Lydia Millet, Jenn Shapland, Charles Yu
Moderators: Melissa Febos, Natalie Green
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Tucson Medical Center

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