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The Visiting Writers Series Presents: Chang-rae Lee


Friday, February 9, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Chang-rae Lee is the author of the novels Native Speaker (1995), A Gesture Life (1999), Aloft (2004), and The Surrendered (2010), which won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. His latest novel is On Such A Full Sea (2014), which won the Heartland Fiction Prize and was selected as a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction.
 
His other awards and citations include the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, the American Book Award, the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, ALA Notable Book of the Year Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Literary Award, the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award, and the NAIBA Book Award for Fiction. He has also has also written stories and articles for The New Yorker, The New York Times, Granta, Conde Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, and many other publications.  In 2000 he was named by The New Yorker as one of the 20 Writers for the 21st Century.  He has been awarded fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and The American Academy in Rome.
 
Chang-rae Lee was born in Seoul, Korea and emigrated to the United States when he was three. He was educated at Phillips Exeter Academy, Yale, and the University of Oregon. From 2002 to 2016, he was Professor in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University.  In 2016 he joined the English department at Stanford, where he holds the Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professorship. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughters.


Valley Library (campus map)
Rotunda
Corvallis
OR
Teagan Lochner
1 541 737 1541
teagan.lochner at oregonstate.edu
Sch of Wrtg Lit & Film
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