Karen Yamashita Named National Book Award Finalist for I Hotel

October 19, 2010


Karen Tei Yamashita, professor of literature and co-director of the Creative Writing Program at UC Santa Cruz, has been nominated for a 2010 National Book Award.

Yamashita is one of five finalists in the Fiction category for I Hotel, a 600-page novel published by the independent Coffee House Press.


I Hotel Press Release