Jean Kwok
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR
 


Events 2015

SUNDAY, JANUARY 11
NPR WEEKEND EDITION, RADIO INTERVIEW 9:40 AM EST 
Jean chats with host Rachel Martin in WEEKEND READS, a series in which bestselling novelists recommend books. Jean chooses Lisa See’s CHINA DOLLS.

MONDAY, MARCH 2
BIBLIOTHEEK KATWIJK, 20.00
Schelpendam 1
Katwijk
The Netherlands
This is a ticketed event, please click here for more information.

SATURDAY, MARCH 14
TUCSON FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
1 PM – 2 PM
Bridging the Divide: Writing Across Cultures
Student Union South Ballroom
Signing to follow at Sales & Signing Area #1 – UA BookStore Tent
Panel with Jean Kwok, Amy Tan and Lisa See moderated by News 4 television anchor Tom McNamara. Three outstanding authors discuss how straddling different cultures brings challenges and rewards to their writing.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15
TUCSON FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
1 PM – 2 PM
Fiction: For the Love of Book Clubs
Chemistry Room 111
Signing to follow at Sales & Signing Area #6 – Koffler Patio
Panel with Jean Kwok, Sarah Bird and Carol Cassella moderated by Helene Woodhams. A common question for book clubs – What should we read next? The festival invites you to explore the works of three authors who write novels we think are great for book clubs.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17
NOORDHOFF LIJSTER PROMOTION TOUR
Vechtdal College Ommen, 11 uur
Jean praat met studenten en docenten uit de winnende school van de Noordhoff Lijster Promotion Tour.
More details to come.

THURSDAY, MAY 28
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 9PM - 10:30PM
BOOK SIGNING AND CREATIVE WORKS
Science Center
Limited to members of the Harvard community

FRIDAY, MAY 29
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 4PM - 6PM
MINI-TED-STYLE TALKS
Jean talks about the choice to live an artistic life. 
Science Center B
Limited to members of the Harvard community

FRIDAY, MAY 29
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 9:45PM - 11:30PM
CABARET
Jean shares the stage with Ethan Herschenfeld, Elke Zoe Baker, Derek Newman, Maya Forbes, Sara Melson, Pier Carlo Talenti, Mischa Glouberman, Roland Davis and more. 
Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall
Limited to members of the Harvard community


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media




Mambo in Chinatown: One on One with Jean Kwok; Maryville Talks Books, HEC-TV


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.

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

Read Jean's article in Time Magazine, "New York's Single Test for High School Defined My Life

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

Read Jean's piece in The Daily Mail, "The Sweatshop was My Second Home: How One Woman Escaped the Poverty Trap"

Open City (Asian American Writers' Workshop) interview with Jean Kwok

Gothamist.com interview with Jean Kwok