Jiayang Fan is a staff writer for The New Yorker, to which she has contributed personal essays, cultural and political commentary, and food criticism (including a memorable essay on what makes disgusting foods disgusting). Fan was born in Chongqing and immigrated to the United States when she was seven. Her first book, Motherland, will be published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
Co-sponsored by the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism and Francis Conversations with Writers
Branford Common Room, 6pm