“A natural—a writer whose intelligence and historical awareness effortlessly serve a breathtaking narrative ability.” — Joan Didion
Susan Choi is the award-winning author of five novels. Her fifth novel, Trust Exercise, which won the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, tells the story of a group of teenagers at a competitive arts school in1980s American suburbia. The boundaries of fiction and reality are pushed in a tale that is itself a trust exercise for readers. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, Choi teaches fiction writing at Yale and lives in Brooklyn.