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Jean Kwok

Jean Kwok

Kinesisk-amerikanska prisbelönta Jean Kwok borde alla New York-intresserade läsa!

Jean Kwok är prisbelönta författaren bakom internationella bästsäljarna Nästan hemma och Mambo i Chinatown. Hennes texter har publicerats i 17 länder och även använts i skolundervisning. Hon har fått flera utmärkelser, bland andra American Library Association Alex Award och Chinese American Librarians Association Best Book Award samt blivit publicerad i flertalet stora tidningar och magasin såsom The New York Times, USA Today och The Oprah Magazine.  


Jean emigrerade från Hong Kong till Brooklyn när hon var fem och arbetade i en klädesfabrik i Chinatown under en stor del av sin uppväxt där hennes hem var en kackerlacksinvaderad lägenhet utan värme. Under en del av sin utbildningstid på Harvard och Columbia arbetade hon i tre år som professionell ballroomdansare. Jean bor i Nederländerna med sin man, två söner och tre katter, och jobbar just nu på nästa roman. En nederländsk TV-dokumentär gjordes nyligen om henne och hennes verk. 

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  • 2018-08-18 13:07:58 Jean Kwok
    RT @AmySommers1: @Variety Fantastic! Congrats to the team behind @CrazyRichMovie. Just finished reading @JeanKwok’s delightfully engaging #…

  • 2018-08-17 07:19:05 Jean Kwok
    RT @viet_t_nguyen: ""It's just narrative plenitude," said @ConstanceWu, citing Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen. Here's m…

  • 2018-08-17 05:06:52 Jean Kwok
    RT @ConstanceWu: Thank you @karenkho @samlansky for this story in @TIME magazine this week ❤️ @CrazyRichMovie #CRAZYRICHASIANS @FreshOffABC…

  • 2018-08-16 14:45:26 Jean Kwok
    Just saw @jonmchu's #CrazyRichAsians with the hubby and kids. It was fantastic - funny, touching. I can't tell you… https://t.co/Smfnf9eyNT

  • 2018-08-16 09:41:27 Jean Kwok
    A Free Press Needs You via @NYTimes https://t.co/3GrY13VFQm

  • 2018-08-16 05:49:09 Jean Kwok
    Yes, a part of being a #writer is being about to take #rejection. Super-inspiring tweet by the brilliant @iamlisako… https://t.co/SwcPPNfR5c

  • 2018-08-16 05:30:58 Jean Kwok
    RT @msu_libraries: We'll be celebrating Mississippi's amazing literary heritage at the @msbookfest on Saturday! Come by our booth and say h…

  • 2018-08-16 05:25:27 Jean Kwok
    RT @devislaskar: Mahalo .@CounterpointLLC @jennyoalton @mfishmann @NLCaputo & CP family! ❤️💙 The Winter #2019 catalog cover is beautiful..…

  • 2018-08-15 12:27:21 Jean Kwok
    Me: What are you doing rummaging through the fridge? It's almost dinnertime! Kid 2: It's not me! I have Alien Hand… https://t.co/0VuR96L1EE

  • 2018-08-14 18:38:39 Jean Kwok
    Some of my favorite authors! So well-deserved. https://t.co/vnfDYMWqiB

  • 2018-08-14 18:14:58 Jean Kwok
    RT @statusmagazine: “Acting gave me a sense of belonging, introduced me to a special power that was fully mine to cultivate.” @13ReasonsWh…

  • 2018-08-13 12:12:41 Jean Kwok
    Essentials for my #writing process: #laptop plus #cats. #WritingLife #amwriter #Writer #writersoninstagram #macbook https://t.co/OpDOu0tY2p

  • 2018-08-12 07:59:36 Jean Kwok
    RT @WMEBooks: https://t.co/6gp7PjKGWn.HUGE. https://t.co/9rnhwEQ9IW @minjinlee11 @Variety

  • 2018-08-11 13:51:49 Jean Kwok
    RT @JessicaRhoades: “It's about making all underrepresented people have a presence. One group lifts the other." - Theresa Kang-Lowe "This…

  • 2018-08-09 13:01:18 Jean Kwok
    Just found, my old bag from the @ColumbiaSOA, when I was still #unpublished, filled with red envelopes from my fami… https://t.co/a4GVksgFRW

  • 2018-08-09 07:33:55 Jean Kwok
    Congratulations to @DinaNayeri on the paperback release of #Refuge! @riverheadbooks https://t.co/beIQ7UT0YY

  • 2018-08-09 06:17:46 Jean Kwok
    RT @POWERHOUSEArena: 🚨EVENT ALERT🚨 Join us TONIGHT @ 7pm in Dumbo for the launch of @crystalhanak’s novel If You Leave Me from @WmMorrowBoo…

  • 2018-08-08 12:31:55 Jean Kwok
    So, do you happen to recognize anyone in this gorgeous #painting by the great @AnnQuinnPainter, called Discourse wi… https://t.co/oR4nvCO2uJ