At ABA Snow Days, Jennifer Egan, Celeste Ng, and Kali Fajardo-Anstine spoke about their forthcoming novels. In this engaging conversation, they addressed what it’s like to be a novelist in an era of social upheaval and global pandemic.
Jennifer Egan is the author of six books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad. As engaging as one of her characters, Egan captivates crowds with tales of her early days as a struggling writer, her approach to storytelling, and her ultimate success as one of today’s most innovative authors.
Jennifer Egan’s forthcoming novel, THE CANDY HOUSE, will be out April 5, 2022.
Kali Fajardo-Anstine is an author and National Book Award Finalist. In her talks, she puts intersectional Chicana narratives at the center, highlights the importance of identity, and breaks down her approach to the craft of writing.
Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s forthcoming novel, WOMAN OF LIGHT, will be out June 7, 2022.
Celeste Ng’s New York Times bestselling novel Everything I Never Told You is a profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing. In her lectures, Ng addresses how Asian-Americans fit into conversations about race, how people identify, and her own path to becoming a writer.
Celeste Ng’s forthcoming novel, OUR MISSING HEART, will be out on October 4, 2022.