Writers@Grinnell Welcomes Sarah Thankam Mathews and Belinda Huijuan Tang

4:15 p.m. Roundtable; 8 p.m. Reading; Thursday, Sept. 29

August 29, 2022

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at 8 p.m. in the Pioneer Bookshop.

Sarah Thankam Mathews grew up between Oman and India, immigrating to the United States at seventeen. She is a recipient of a Best American Short Stories 2020 award and fellowships from the Asian American Writers Workshop and the Iowa Writers Workshop. Work in Best American Short Stories 2020, edited by Curtis Sittenfeld and Heidi Pitlor. Author of the novel All This Could Be Different.

Belinda Huijuan Tang is a 2021 graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Truman Capote Fellow and recipient of the Michener-Copernicus Fellowship. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and was a 2019 work-study fellow at the Middlebury Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She lived in China from 2016 to 2018 and, while there, received a master’s degree from Peking University in Beijing. She currently lives in Los Angeles. Her debut novel, A Map for the Missing, has just been published.

In addition, Mathews and Tang will lead a roundtable discussion at 4:15 p.m. in Humanities and Social Studies Center, Room S1325.

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