Lan Samantha Chang
Lan Samantha Chang was recently named director of the University of Iowa’s Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She is the ﬁrst woman and ﬁrst Asian American to head the preeminent writing program. Chang published her ﬁrst story in the Atlantic Monthly at age twenty-eight and is the author of the novel Inheritance and the acclaimed ﬁction collection Hunger. Her work has been translated into nine languages.