Interview with Kirstin Chen and Giveaway for BURY WHAT WE CANNOT TAKE

Saturday, April 20, 2019

  I could not be more thrilled to welcome this week’s guest, Kirstin Chen, to the debutante ball! Kirstin Chen’s second novel, Bury What We Cannot Take, was named a best book of the year by Entropy, Popsugar, and Book Bub, and a top pick of the season by Electric Literature, The Millions, The Rumpus, Harper’s Bazaar, and InStyle. She is also the author of Soy Sauce for Beginners. She has received awards from the Steinbeck Fellows Program, Sewanee, Hedgebrook, the…

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KIRSTIN CHEN on the Hardest & Easiest Parts of Being an Author + Giveaway of SOY SAUCE FOR BEGINNERS

Saturday, January 11, 2014

This week we’re thrilled to welcome Kirstin Chen, whose debut novel, SOY SAUCE FOR BEGINNERS, launched just last week. It’s the story of Gretchen Lin, who, adrift at the age of thirty, leaves her floundering marriage in San Francisco to move back to her childhood home in Singapore. There, she finds herself face-to-face with the twin headaches she’s avoided her entire adult life: her mother’s drinking problem and the machinations of…

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