Ep. 314: Vanessa Hua on Moving the Body as Writing Practice

Vanessa Huais a columnist for theSan Francisco Chronicleand the author of the novelA River of Starsand a story collection,Deceit and Other Possibilities. A National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow, she has also received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, and a Steinbeck Fellowship in Creative Writing, as well as awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, among others. She has filed stories from China, Burma, South Korea, and elsewhere, and her work has appeared in publications such asThe New York Times, The Washington Post, andThe Atlantic. She has taught most recently at the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family. Forbidden City is her newest novel.

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