Hanya Yanagihara

Author & Editor-in-Chief, T: The New York Times Style Magazine

Hanya Yanagihara is the author of two novels, The People in the Trees (2013) and A Little Life (2015). Her first book was a finalist for the PEN/Robert Bingham Award; her second won the Kirkus Prize and was shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize, The National Book Award, and the Bailey Women’s Prize for Fiction, among others. Yanagihara was born in Los Angeles and lives in New York, where she is editor in chief of the National Magazine Award-winning T: The New York Times Style Magazine.