Lan Samantha Chang is the author of a collection of short fiction, "Hunger," and the novels "Inheritance" and "All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost." Her work has been translated into nine languages and has been chosen twice for The Best American Short Stories. She has received creative writing fellowships from Stanford University, Princeton University, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is the Director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Chang's latest book, "The Family Chao," released in early 2022.