Lan Samantha Chang is a poet and author of Hunger, a collection of short fiction, and two novels, Inheritance and All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost. Her latest novel, The Family Chao, was published by W. W. Norton in 2022. She is the Program Director and Elizabeth M. Stanley Professor in the Arts of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. She has been awarded fellowships from Stanford University, Princeton University, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. While a Visiting Fellow at the American Library in Paris, Chang presented an evening program about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s revision process for The Great Gatsby and led a four-part novel-writing workshop.