Ha Jin | Granta Magazine

Ha Jin

Ha Jin was born in Liaoning, China, in 1956, and moved to America in 1984. His books include Waiting, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the National Book Award; War Trash, which won the PEN/Faulkner Award; Under the Red Flag, which won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction; and Ocean of Words, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award. A new collection of stories, A Good Fall, was published in November 2009. He is a professor of English at Boston University.