Saturday, February 2, 2008

Ha Jin

Ha Jin was awarded the PEN/Faulkner Award for Waiting and War Trash; Waiting also won the National Book Award. His other books include the novel The Crazed; three short story collections: The Bridegroom, which won the Asian American Literary Award, Under the Red Flag, which won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, and Ocean of Words, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award; and three books of poetry. His latest book is A Free Life.

From his recent "Ink Q & A" with

What fictional character would you like to date, and why?

Lolita. Just curious to see what she is like as a middle-aged woman now.
Read the entire Q & A.

Learn more about his most important books (and his interest in Nabokov's work).

--Marshal Zeringue