Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1980 to parents from Hong Kong, Ng studied English at Harvard University, followed by a masters in creative writing at the University of Michigan. Her debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, won the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, the American Library Association’s Alex Award and was selected as Amazon’s Book of the Year; it has since been optioned for the big screen.
Her second novel, Little Fires Everywhere, was a New York Times bestseller and is being adapted for television by Reese Witherspoon’s production company, Hello Sunshine. Ng is also a recipient of the Pushcart Prize and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Ng is signing copies of her books after the event.
For ages 16+
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