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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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  • 2017-06-23 13:55:42 Jean Kwok
    The little one: "What would you do if I were allergic to #cats?" Me: "We'd have to get rid of you." Then there was a lot of screaming. ;-)

  • 2017-06-22 12:31:58 Jean Kwok
    Article about me in this week's @Libelle, largest magazine in the #Netherlands, hooray! @WME @Meulenhoff… https://t.co/pycvR9YPh1

  • 2017-06-21 12:37:52 Jean Kwok
    Couscous enjoying the sunshine. #MissAdorable #cats #CatsOfTwitter https://t.co/PacoxLT5Gj

  • 2017-06-20 17:28:27 Jean Kwok
    RT @JWillsNYC: So happy to be working with the incredible @JeanKwok on her next novel @WmMorrowBks @HarperCollins @WMEBooks 🎉🎉🎉 https://t.c…

  • 2017-06-20 13:59:56 Jean Kwok
    So. Excited. @JWillsNYC @WmMorrowBks @WME https://t.co/oP86uxrHDh

  • 2017-06-18 11:21:37 Jean Kwok
    With my mother and father- I still miss him! Happy Father's Day, everyone! https://t.co/cFMr4BOgXe

  • 2017-06-15 12:52:15 Jean Kwok
    Cocktails yesterday with my awesome foreign rights agent Tracy Fisher at the lovely @AmbassadeHotel. @WME https://t.co/t2e83dI2nO

  • 2017-06-14 12:16:31 Jean Kwok
    Baking today, jam thingies for the big one's Latin and Greek class tomorrow: https://t.co/7ZX8X47Ktx

  • 2017-06-13 12:47:31 Jean Kwok
    Summer fruit. https://t.co/VZbRPt5VeQ

  • 2017-06-12 15:50:15 Jean Kwok
    RT @poetambassador: Wow! I never realized there are so many Chinese American writers w/ Toisan roots, such as Marilyn Chin, @JeanKwok, & @a…

  • 2017-06-07 13:00:22 Jean Kwok
    Old photo of TV presenter Wim Brands, who sadly passed away last year & producer David Kleijwegt while filming my d… https://t.co/nc8Q2eBx9a

  • 2017-06-04 07:23:10 Jean Kwok
    RT @WangCecillia: We need to be outraged when the president exploits a terrible violent crime to push his discriminatory and illegal policy…

  • 2017-06-01 12:30:01 Jean Kwok
    It's hard to understand how my #cats manage to survive their extremely busy and stressful lives. #CatsOfTwitter https://t.co/r0eYMT90iM

  • 2017-05-31 14:56:38 Jean Kwok
    How much evil can one man do? Trump Poised to Pull U.S. From Paris Climate Accord, via @nytimes https://t.co/i9ED5x2ScI

  • 2017-05-31 12:01:56 Jean Kwok
    Honored to be on this @Bookwitty Summer Reading List alongside @viet_t_nguyen and @pronounced_ing! https://t.co/Gk8lv3uQjy

  • 2017-05-29 12:32:48 Jean Kwok
    Sunny, lovely days... https://t.co/oteYWVujZ6

  • 2017-05-26 14:29:08 Jean Kwok
    RT @inmybook: #FF authors and best wishes for runaway sale numbers on your new books @JeanKwok @DeliaCabe!