Stephanie Han says her book of short stories, Swimming in Hong Kong, was rejected by publishers over 150 times because they couldn’t understand how people from different cultures could connect and have a conversation. Photo: May Tse

Swimming in Hong Kong author Stephanie Han explains how she figured out her own story

Korean-American author Han explores the interrelation of different cultures in her new book of short stories, and says it is through writing that she finally found her own place in the world – and made peace with it

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Stephanie Han says her book of short stories, Swimming in Hong Kong, was rejected by publishers over 150 times because they couldn’t understand how people from different cultures could connect and have a conversation. Photo: May Tse
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