Peter Ho Davies


Peter Ho Davies’ novel The Fortunes (2017) won the Anisfield-Wolf Award and the Chautauqua Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He is also the author of A Lie Someone Told You About Yourself (2021); The Welsh Girl (2007), long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and a London Times bestseller; and two collections of short stories. His fiction has appeared in Harpers, The Atlantic, The Paris Review and Granta and been anthologized in Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards and Best American Short Stories. Born in Britain to Welsh and Chinese parents, he teaches in the Helen Zell MFA program in creative writing at the University of Michigan.

Festival Years: 2020, 2021