Panelist, David Wong Louie
David Wong Louie
was born and raised in New York. He received a Bachelors Degree
in English from Vassar College and an MFA from the university of Iowa.
His first book, the story collection Pangs of Love, won The Los Angeles
Times Book Review First Fiction Award, the Ploughshares First
Fiction Book Award, was a New York Times Book Review Notable of
1991 and a Voice Literary Supplement Favorite of 1991. Louie currently
teaches in the Department of English and the Asian-American Studies Center
at UCLA. He lives in Venice, California with his wife and son.