Catherine Chung

Monday, April 15, 2013

Catherine Chung, author of FORGOTTEN COUNTRY, writes about race and the American Dream at The Rumpus

"If we tell ourselves we have no relationship to racism, that we don’t participate and aren’t complicit in perpetuating racial inequality in a hundred different ways each day, we’re kidding ourselves. Myself included." To read the essay, click here.

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Catherine Chung, author of the novel Forgotten Country, writes about being a “Brooklyn writer” living in Manhattan for The New York Times

Catherine Chung writes about “novel neighborhoods” for the Townies section of The New York Times. To read her essay, click here

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Thursday, August 02, 2012

Brooklyn's The L Magazine gives a shout out to two Riverhead authors

The L lists Catherine Chung's Forgotten Country, "an intimate melodrama," as one of its top 5 debut novels of 2012, and calls Emma Straub, author of the forthcoming Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures, the Best Bookseller in Brooklyn. "If there were a national team for literacy," the editors write, "Emma Straub would be the captian." See more of the Best of Brooklyn here!

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Monday, July 30, 2012

Catherine Chung and other debut novelists at Bryant Park!

Calling all New Yorkers: Catherine Chung, author of Forgotten Country, will appear on a debut novelists panel this Wednesday, Aug. 1, in Bryant Park. Other panelists will include Karen Walker Thompson and Taro Greenfield. Don't miss this! Find out more here.

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Granta magazine interviews Catherine Chung about her new novel, Forgotten Country

Granta interviews Catherine Chung about the inception of her novel, and how stories from the past, a fascination with sisterhood and math came into play. To read the interview, click here.

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Monday, March 12, 2012

The San Francisco Chronicle gives Catherine Chung’s novel, Forgotten Country, a rave review

“Luminous and surprising…Chung brings a gentle, special gravity to this Korean family's tale of endurance…Her voice is fresh, her material rich, and Forgotten Country is an impressive, memorable debut.” To read the full review, click here.

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Monday, February 27, 2012

O, the Oprah Magazine names Forgotten Country by Catherine Chung a Must-read for March

“Chung indelibly portrays a Korea viciously divided but ever bound to history, myth, and hope.” To read the full review, click here.

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Reuters interviews Catherine Chung about her debut novel, Forgotten Country, “A tale of love and loss, sisters and secrets”

Reuters interviews Catherine Chung about writing, inspiration, and how her love of math has influenced her work. To read the interview, click here.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

BookPage interviews Catherine Chung, author of the "moving" novel Forgotten Country, named a Top Pick in Fiction for March

BookPage interviews Catherine Chung about math, folktales and family. To read the interview, click here.

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