Jean Kwok
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR
 


Events 2014

JUNE/JULY 2014: NATIONAL TOUR

TUESDAY, JUNE 24 – NEW YORK

ASIAN AMERICAN WRITERS WORKSHOP, 7 PM 

112 W. 27th Street, 6th Floor, NYC 10001
Renowned photographer Annie Ling will open Jean's talk with photos of Chinatown.
Free and open to the public

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25 – NEW YORK & ATLANTA

BRYANT PARK “WORD FOR WORD” SERIES, 12:30 PM

Bryant Park outdoor Reading Room
42nd Street (between 5th & 6th Avenue), NYC
Free and open to the public

GEORGIA CENTER FOR THE BOOK, 7:15 PM
Decatur Library
251 Sycamore St., Decatur, GA 30030
Free and open to the public

THURSDAY, JUNE 26 – CHAPEL HILL

FLYLEAF BOOKS, 7 PM

752 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Free and open to the public

FRIDAY, JUNE 27 – ST. LOUIS

THE MARYVILLE TALKS BOOKS SERIES, 7 PM

*Exact venue and additional details TBD*
Free and open to the public

SATURDAY, JUNE 28 – SEATTLE

ELLIOTT BAY BOOK COMPANY, 7 PM

1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Free and open to the public

TUESDAY, JULY 1 – DANVILLE, CA

RAKESTRAW BOOKS,
7 PM 
550 Hartz Avenue, Danville, CA 94526
Free and open to the public

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2 – SAN FRANCISCO

BOOK PASSAGE, 6 PM
1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111
Free and open to the public

JUNE 2014: LAS VEGAS
American Library Association Conference
Las Vegas Convention center
Details to come

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media



Documentary about Jean, her book and her life. Subtitles in English, English and Dutch spoken. Shown on Dutch national television VPRO "Nieuwkomers" on 6 May 2012.





Girl in Translation video trailer, created by Kasandra Ortega,
student at SUNY Rockland Community College.

Listen to Jean’s interview on the BBC World Service, The Strand.

Listen to Jean’s interview on the Christian Science Monitor.


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Watch an interview with Jean on KMOV St. Louis.

Read Jean's essay in the New York Daily News on "Our Mothers, Ourselves"

Listen to an interview with Jean on (NPR) WNYC's Leonard Lopate Show:

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Jean Kwok talks about Girl in Translation.

Watch the video My heritage: My liberation and my limitation at CNN.com.

Gothamist.com interview with Jean Kwok

Reuters interview with Jean Kwok

Publishers Weekly Interview
Jean Kwok, once a Girl in Translation herself, relives her arrival in America with her debut novel… read more