Hua Hsu

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Hua Hsu is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure Across the Pacific.

His work has been published in Artforum, The Atlantic, Grantland, Slate, and The Wire; anthologized in Best Music Writing and Best African American Essays; and nominated for a James Beard Award.  He is an associate professor of English at Vassar College. He was a fellow at the New America Foundation and the Cullman Center for Writers and Scholars at the New York Public Library. He serves on the executive board of the AAWW and the governance board for Critical Minded.


Cover Photo: A desk with a desktop computer, an ergonomic keyboard, a brass lamp, notepads, framed photographs, and an impressive record collection; under the desk sits a wine fridge
Where Hua Hsu Writes

Yes, that is a wine fridge under my desk.

Apr 28, 2021