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SXSW Sessions

Feb 21, 2022

Charles Yu is the author of four books, as well as a screenwriter for various shows on HBO, FX and AMC. He’s also contributed pieces for The New Yorker, The New York Times, Harper's, and The Atlantic. His latest novel, the captivating and uniquely written "Interior Chinatown," was a New York Times bestseller and won the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction.

Yu is joined by Lisa Ling to discuss his work, both as an author and screenwriter. Hear them share thoughts on a number of topics including the creative writing process, identity, the importance of representation, and anti-Asian sentiment in the United States. This Keynote was recorded before the Atlanta shootings of March 16.