Peter Ho Davies
Peter Ho Davies (born August 30, 1966) is a contemporary British writer of Welsh and Chinese descent.
In 1992 he moved to the United States to study in the graduate creative writing program at Boston University. He has taught at the University of Oregon and at Emory University and is currently a Professor in the Helen Zell MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Awards and honors
- 1998 Oregon Book Award H.L. Davis Prize
- 1998 John Llewelyn Rhys Prize
- 1999 PEN/Macmillian Silver Pen Award
- 2008 PEN/Malamud Award (co-winner)
Short story collections
- The Ugliest House in the World (1997)
- Equal Love (2000)
- The Welsh Girl (2007)
- The Fortunes (2016)
His short fiction has appeared in The Atlantic, Harpers and The Paris Review and been widely anthologized, appearing in Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards 1998, and Best American Short Stories 1995, 1996, and 2001.
Equal Love was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize.
In 2003, he was named by Granta magazine as one of twenty 'Best of Young British Novelists'.
References and notes
- Hoggard, Liz (2007-05-13). "Article on his life and The Welsh Girl, from The Guardian". London. Retrieved 2008-02-04.
- "Prize Archive: 2007". The Man Booker Prize. Retrieved 2008-01-18.
- "Best Fiction and Nonfiction Books of 2007". The Boston Globe. 2007-11-28. Retrieved 2008-01-18.
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