Ted Chiang: Author of "Arrival"

Ted Chiang: Author of Arrival

Ted Chiang: Author of Arrival

Public Reading and Q & A  6-7:30 p.m., followed by book signing

Ted Chiang was born in Port Jefferson, New York, and holds a degree in computer science. In 1989 he attended the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer’s Workshop. His fiction has won four Hugo, four Nebula, and four Locus awards, and he is the recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award. Stories of Your Life and Others has been translated into ten languages. He lives near Seattle, Washington.

The New Yorker has published the most in-depth profile of Ted Chiang to date, starting with the 1990s when Chiang first began writing short stories, including “Story of Your Life” which was recently turned into the hit movie Arrival. Knopf republished Chiang’s collection STORIES OF YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS June 14, 2016 and it is currently at number 13 on the New York Times Trade Paperback bestseller list.

Follow the link below to read the profile in full:
http://www.newyorker.com/culture/persons-of-interest/ted-chiangs-soulful…

Event Details

  • When: Crystal Cove Auditorium, UCI Student Center
  • Where: Wednesday, March 7, 6:00 p.m.
  • Organizer: Julia Lupton (email)