Lily Hoang wins the 2009 PEN / Beyond Margins Award for her book Changing, because she is a badass. There are excerpts from the novel on the site. You can buy it here, and should. Congrats Lily!
This is great news. It’s a beautiful book. Crafty, hearty, complex, layered. It’s a puzzle, maybe even an oracle. My review of it will be out this month at The Collagist.