Gish Jen

Gish Jen is the author of four novels, a collection of short stories and a volume of lectures. She has published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly and dozens of other periodicals and anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories of 1988, 1995 and 2013 and The Best American Short Stories of the Century, edited by John Updike.

In 2012, she delivered the Massey lectures in the History of American Civilization at Harvard University; Tiger Writing: Art, Culture and the Interdependent Self, based on those lectures, was published the same year. Her latest book, The Girl At The Baggage Claim: Explaining The East West Culture Gap, is due to be published by Knopf in early 2017.