Monique Truong(2019)

Monique Truong is the author of the novels The Book of Salt, Bitter in the Mouth, and The Sweetest Fruits. Her work has been published in 15 countries. Her awards and honors include the PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship, the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, the Asian American Literary Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Family Foundation Award.