Yiyun Li

Yiyun Li is the author of four works of fiction — Kinder Than SolitudeA Thousand Years of Good Prayers, The Vagrants, and Gold Boy, Emerald Girl — and the memoir Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life. A native of Beijing and a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she is the recipient of many awards, including a PEN/Hemingway Award and a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, and was named by The New Yorker as one of the “20 Under 40” fiction writers to watch. Her work has appeared in The New YorkerA Public SpaceThe Best American Short Stories, and The O. Henry Prize Stories, among other publications. She teaches at Princeton University and lives in Princeton, New Jersey.


ARTICLES FEATURING YIYUN

A Safe Place

Heather Scott Partington on Yiyun Li's "Dear Friend, From My Life I Write To You in Your Life."...


So Many Mysteries: Jiayang Fan on Yiyun Li as a World-Class Writer


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