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Meet the author behind WVU’s 2022 Campus Read

Author Charles Yu is pictured here. He is of Asian descent and is wearing a rust colored sweater. he has short, black hair.

Charles Yu, author of West Virginia University's 2022 Campus Read, "Interior Chinatown," will visit with the campus community virtually Sept. 27. (WVU Photo)

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Dive into this year’s West Virginia University Campus Read“Interior Chinatown,” by connecting with its author, Charles Yu, as part of the David C. Hardesty Festival of Ideas.   

WHO: University faculty, staff, students, community members and Charles Yu, author of four books including “Interior Chinatown,” which won the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m.

WHERE: The author joins the WVU community virtually via Zoom.

Register for the event.  

Each year, WVU engages the University campuses and broader community through a common reading experience in hopes of fostering dialogue, critical thinking and participation. This year’s Campus Read is designed to encourage campus-wide discussions on race, stereotypes and the confines of achieving “The American Dream.”

The annual Campus Read is organized by the WVU Humanities Center.

Learn more about the tradition of Campus Read at WVU.

Read more about the selection of “Interior Chinatown” as the 2022 Campus Read.



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