Best-selling author Tess Gerritsen in the backyard of her home in Camden, Massachusetts. Despite her success, as a Chinese-American she still doesn’t feel accepted. Photo: Getty Images
Best-selling author Tess Gerritsen in the backyard of her home in Camden, Massachusetts. Despite her success, as a Chinese-American she still doesn’t feel accepted. Photo: Getty Images

Crime writer Tess Gerritsen on Listen to Me, her new Rizzoli & Isles novel inspired by coronavirus lockdowns, and why, as a Chinese-American, she still doesn’t feel accepted

  • The Chinese-American novelist produced a new Rizzoli & Isles crime story, gothic ghost story Shape of Night and #MeToo thriller Choose Me while in lockdown
  • She’s spread her wings to writing music and producing films, and says ‘I’m more aware that I have a limited number of years to tell the stories I want to tell’

Best-selling author Tess Gerritsen in the backyard of her home in Camden, Massachusetts. Despite her success, as a Chinese-American she still doesn’t feel accepted. Photo: Getty Images
Best-selling author Tess Gerritsen in the backyard of her home in Camden, Massachusetts. Despite her success, as a Chinese-American she still doesn’t feel accepted. Photo: Getty Images
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