Hua Hsu

Guest

Hua Hsu is Associate Professor of English and Director of American Studies at Vassar College. A contributing writer to the New Yorker, he is the author of  A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the Pacific.

Hua Hsu on KCRW

Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.

Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman

Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.

from The Treatment

More from KCRW

It’s TV staffing season: when writers look for jobs. But this year, writers have fired their agents in their battle over packaging fees.

from The Business

Synth pioneer Suzanne Ciani used an esoteric instrument to design some of the most well-known commercial sounds of the 20th century.

from Lost Notes

Los Angeles-Long Beach has once again been cited the nation’s capital for dirty air, just as LA Mayor Eric Garcetti has made cleaning the air a central plank of his green new deal.

from Design and Architecture

The rock band Fanny ruled the Sunset Strip in the 1970s, and they were supposed to be the next big thing. They explain the price women pay for being ahead of their time.

from Lost Notes

Ever since he was a child, Clark Strand has awoken in the middle of the night and gone out walking. One night a voice spoke directly in his ear, saying, “Don’t go out tonight.

from Nocturne

Actor Titus Welliver talks tough guy persona on "Bosch".

from The Treatment

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about serial killers and families living together and all of the ways writers have of making the job a little easier and the viewer…

from Martini Shot

The trend in broadcast TV for the past couple of years has been to go all-in on reboots and revivals.

from Screengrab

More than 19 million people in the U.S. watched the final episode of “Game of Thrones,” making it the most watched episode of any HBO show ever.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand