Novelists Celeste Ng, Our Missing Hearts

Novelist Celeste Ng, author of Our Missing Hearts and I discuss her latest novel (NYT review, 10/2/22). They talk about world building, developing characters, reading for writers, and much more.

Celeste Ng is the author of three novels, Everything I Never Told You, Little Fires Everywhere, and Our Missing Hearts. Celeste grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Shaker Heights, Ohio. She graduated from Harvard University and earned an MFA from the University of Michigan (now the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan).  Her fiction and essays have appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, and many other publications, and she is a recipient of the Pushcart Prize, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other honors.

 (Recorded on 9/23/2022)
Music and sound design by Travis Barrett
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