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CHRISTINA CHIU

AUTHOR  | SPEAKER | SHOEMAKER

MEET CHRISTINA

Christina Chiu is the grand-prize winner of the James Alan McPherson Award for her novel, Beauty. She is also author of Troublemaker and Other Saints, published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons. Troublemaker was alternate selection for BOMC and QPB, a nominee for a BOMC First Fiction Award, and winner of the Asian American Literary Award. 

Chiu is the recipient of the Robert Simpson Fellowship, the Alternate Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, the Van Lier Fellowship; she won the New Stone Circle Fiction Contest, won second place in the Playboy Fiction Contest, and was nominated for the Stephen Crane First Fiction Award. She has been a Wiepersdorf Fellow and a Claire Woolrich Scholar. 

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“Christina Chiu’s Beauty is beautiful in the way of a scalpel blade.  It’s that sharp and precise, that lacerating, that true.”

– Michael Cunningham, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Hours