His first book of short stories, World Famous Love Acts, was a
recipient of the Mary McCarthy Prize in fiction and was published by Sarabande
earned an M.F.A. in creative writing at Indiana University, and later taught as
assistant professor of English and Creative Writing at California State
University Northridge. He is
currently an assistant professor at the University of Louisville, Kentucky.
of his debut novel, Lost Men, will be on sale at the reading. The book explores the relationship between an estranged
Caucasian-looking son and his Chinese father as they try to reconnect during a
trip to China.
Brian also received a B.A. in English at CSULA.
Learn more about him, and read an excerpt from his novel at
For more information, call the Cal State L.A. English Department at (323) 343-4140.