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Lan Samantha Chang

Lan Samantha Chang's fiction has appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Story and The Best American Short Stories 1994 and 1996. Chang is the author of the award-winning books Hunger and Inheritance, and the novel All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost. She is the recipient of the Wallace Stegner and Truman Capote fellowships at Stanford University. She also received, from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, a Teaching-Writing fellowship and a Michener-Copernicus fellowship. Her many awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, and she was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She lives in Iowa City, Iowa, where she directs the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.


Books by Lan Samantha Chang

  1. Book CoverAll Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost: A Novel

    "A smart, thoughtful, and often poignant meditation."—Boston GlobeMore

  2. Book CoverHunger: A Novella and Stories

    “Spare and haunting tales that ask ordinary questions about that extraordinary emotion: love.”—Chicago TribuneMore

  3. Book CoverInheritance: A Novel

    A timeless story of familial devotion undermined by deceit and passion and rebuilt by memory.More