Celeste Ng -Little Fires of Humanity Everywhere

Becca Anderson, author of Badass Women Give the Best Advice, has written a new blog post on the life and career of bestselling author Celeste Ng.

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Celeste Ng’s first novel, Everything I Never Told You, was a New York Times bestseller and was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2014. It was named best book of the year by over a dozen publications, including Booklist and Entertainment Weekly, and won the Massachusetts Book Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, the ALA’s Alex Award, and the Medici Book Club Prize. Her second novel, Little Fires Everywhere, was a New York Times bestseller and named a best book of the year by over two dozen publications. It won the 2017 Goodreads Readers Choice Award in Fiction and was published abroad in more than twenty countries.

Ng is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Shaker Heights, Ohio. She earned a BA from Harvard University and an MFA from the University of Michigan, where she won the Hopwood Award in 2006 for her short story “What Passes Over.” Her fiction and essays have appeared in publications including the New York Times and the Guardian, and she has been honored with the Pushcart Prize and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Maybe at birth everyone should be given to a family of a different race to be raised. Maybe that would solve racism once and for all.

Celeste Ng

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