Jean Kwok

Jean Kwok

Bio

Jean Kwok was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Brooklyn as a young girl. Jean received her bachelor’s degree from Harvard and completed an MFA in Fiction at Columbia. She worked as an English teacher and Dutch-English translator at Leiden University in the Netherlands, and now writes full-time. She has been published in Story Magazine and Prairie Schooner.

Jean Kwok

Jean Kwok

Books

7/18/14

Penguin Group (USA) authors shined brighter than the lights of Las Vegas at the recent American Library Association annual conference.  Librarians happily stood on line to greet both returning… Read more >

4/30/14

Woman’s Day is holding a fantastic sweepstakes for Mambo in Chinatown, the second novel from New York Times bestselling author Jean Kwok to be published by Riverhead Books on June 24. One… Read more >