Autobiography and Fiction with Electric Literature Open Readings

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Susan Choi | Banff Centre

Photo by Heather Weston.

Join special guest faculty award-winning American Novelist Susan Choi (Electric Literature) and writers in the Autobiography and Fiction program reading from their works in progress.

Susan Choi

Susan’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 and is in the process of being adapted into a film. Her third novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award.  

In 2010 Susan was named the inaugural recipient of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award. Her fourth novel, My Education, received a 2014 Lammy Award. Her fifth novel, Trust Exercise, will be published in April 2019 and her first book for children, Camp Tiger, will be published in May 2019. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, Susan teaches fiction writing at Yale and lives in Brooklyn.