Susan Choi

Asian American   

Susan Choi’s first novel The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction. Her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and her third, Person of Interest, a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. Her latest novel My Education was praised by NPR as “masterful” and the Washington Post said, “few other writers alive today make their sentences work so hard.”  A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, in 2010 she received the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award. She teaches at Princeton and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and sons.