Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Speakers

These bestselling, award-winning author speakers explore thoughtful and insightful perspectives on Asian-American cultural identity and the immigrant experience.

Anand Giridharadas

Editor-at-large for TIME and author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

Celeste Ng

Author of the New York Times bestseller Everything I Never Told You

Ruth Ozeki

Filmmaker, novelist, and Zen Buddhist priest

Ocean Vuong

Poet and author of On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

More Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Speakers

Jamie Ford

New York Times-bestselling author and book club favorite

Ping Fu

Co-Founder of Geomagic, author of Bend, Not Break, Executive chairman of Gelsight

Ha Jin

National Book Award-winning novelist, international bestseller, and two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Jean Kwok

Award-winning author of Girl in Translation

Chang-rae Lee

New York Times-bestselling author of The Surrendered and Native Speaker

Charles Yu

National Book Award-winning author of Interior Chinatown

C Pam Zhang

Debut novelist of How Much of These Hills is Gold and National Book Foundation 2020 5 Under 35 Honoree