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Celeste Ng

2017 Speaker

CELESTE Ng grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Shaker Heights, Ohio. She attended Harvard University and earned an MFA from the University of Michigan. Her debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, won the Massachusetts Book Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature and the ALA’s Alex Award. Her second novel, Little Fires Everywhere, published in September 2017 and is a New York Times bestseller. She is a 2016 NEA fellow, and she lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. @pronounced_i