Tag: Asian Americans

  • New in Paperback!

    New in Paperback!

    Look what comes out April 23, 2024! I just love this illustration of the neighborhood. It’s warm and inviting and is reminiscent of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and Angela’s Ashes. The handwriting-style font, which was used on the hardcover, works splendidly here too (it’s the same font on the cover of Celeste Ng’s Our…

  • And the reviews are…truly splendid!

    We are a month shy of pub date for Mott Street (April 25th!), but already the reviews are coming in strong. In starred reviews, Publisher’s Weekly called it “Stunning,” and Kirkus Reviews described it as “Elegantly written…a lively memoir that…helps us understand the troubled history of our nation.”

  • Winter Book & Author Fest

    Winter Book & Author Fest

    Penguin Random House + Library Journal introduce next season’s newest books at virtual book festival I’m thrilled to take part in the PRH + Library Journal book festival tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 8th, 2022. They have a stellar line up, including keynote speaker Joy Harjo, and some of my favorite writers like Gina Apostol and Victor…

  • Goodreads Giveaway

    Update: Two thousand seven hundred and twenty-two readers (2,722!) entered the Goodreads giveaway for a chance to read MOTT STREET. Congratulations to the 15 lucky winners. It gave me such a thrill to see their names on the site. Major kudos to: Linda, Angela, Mandybeth, Paige, Laura (auntieyorgareads), Jamie Ray, Betty, Carlos Giron, Jamie, Nesie,…