Meng Jin. author of Self-Portrait with Ghost: Short Stories. The Chinese-American’s follow-up to her acclaimed debut novel Little Gods strengthens her reputation as an exciting literary talent. Photo: Andria Lo
Meng Jin. author of Self-Portrait with Ghost: Short Stories. The Chinese-American’s follow-up to her acclaimed debut novel Little Gods strengthens her reputation as an exciting literary talent. Photo: Andria Lo

One of the most exciting literary talents, Chinese-American Meng Jin, burnishes her reputation with short story collection

  • Meng Jin, acclaimed author of Little Gods, explores love, grief and the supernatural in short story collection Self-Portrait with Ghost, set largely in China
  • The stories are by turns unsettling and exhilarating. Just don’t call them autobiographical. ‘I am not a person who encounters dead people,’ Jin says

Meng Jin. author of Self-Portrait with Ghost: Short Stories. The Chinese-American’s follow-up to her acclaimed debut novel Little Gods strengthens her reputation as an exciting literary talent. Photo: Andria Lo
Meng Jin. author of Self-Portrait with Ghost: Short Stories. The Chinese-American’s follow-up to her acclaimed debut novel Little Gods strengthens her reputation as an exciting literary talent. Photo: Andria Lo
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