Peter Ho Davies

Creative Writing Faculty, Interlochen College of Ceative Arts

Peter Ho Davies' most recent novel, The Fortunes, a New York Times Notable Book, won the Anisfield-Wolf Award and the Chautauqua Prize. His first novel, The Welsh Girl, a London Times best seller, was long-listed for the Man-Booker Prize. He has also published two short story collections, The Ugliest House in the World (winner of the John Llewelyn Rhys Prize) and Equal Love (finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize). Davies’ work has appeared in Harpers, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, The Guardian, The New York Times, and Washington Post, among others, and has been anthologized in Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards and Best American Short Stories. In 2003 Granta Magazine named him among its “Best of Young British Novelists.” Davies is a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts and a winner of the PEN/Malamud and PEN/Macmillan Awards. Born in Britain to Welsh and Chinese parents, he is currently on the faculty of the Helen Zell MFA Program at the University of Michigan.