Jade Chang was determined to avoid writing a novel about struggle or how hard it is for a Chinese person in America to fit in.

Author Jade Chang’s mission to smash Chinese stereotypes in literature, and have a laugh

The Wangs vs. the World author, who appeared at the 2017 Hong Kong International Literary Festival, wants Asian characters to be written more authentically because there are more than just ‘stories of pain’ to be told

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Jade Chang was determined to avoid writing a novel about struggle or how hard it is for a Chinese person in America to fit in.
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Kate Whitehead

Kate Whitehead

Kate Whitehead is a freelance journalist who worked on staff at the SCMP before editing Discovery magazine. She is the author of two Hong Kong crime books - After Suzie and Hong Kong Murders - and fully intends that the next book she writes will be less grizzly.