Joseph Han is the author of NUCLEAR FAMILY, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, named a best book of the year by NPR and Time Magazine. His book was longlisted for the 2023 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel and received the 2023 Asian/Pacific American Literature Award. He was selected as a 2022 National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and received a Kundiman fellowship in fiction. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Lit Hub, and Catapult. He is an editor for the West region of Joyland Magazine and an Affiliate Faculty in Fiction the Antioch University Los Angeles low-residency MFA program. Currently, he serves as the Distinguished Writer-in-Residence in the English Department at the University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa.