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Chang-rae Lee

Professor
Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor
Lit. D. (Honorary), William Paterson University, 2002
M.F.A., University of Oregon, 1993
B.A., Yale University, 1987
At Stanford Since: 
2016

About

Chang-rae Lee is the author of five novels: Native Speaker (1995); A Gesture Life (1999); Aloft (2004); The Surrendered, which was a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; and On Such a Full Sea (2014) which was a Finalist for the NBCC and won the Heartland Fiction Prize. His novels have won numerous awards and citations, including 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 written stories and articles for The New Yorker, The New York Times, Time (Asia), Granta, Conde Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, and many other publications.

(Photo by Annika Lee)

 

Courses 2018-2019

Winter:

English 91A/ ASNAMST 91A/ AMSTUD 91A/ CSRE 91D: Asian-American Autobiography

English 91A/ ASNAMST 91A/ AMSTUD 91A/ CSRE 91D: Asian-American Autobiography

 

Spring:

English 390: Stegner: Graduate Fiction Workshop

 

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A conversation with Professor Chang-rae Lee on writing and identity.