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Jean Kwok is the award-winning New York Times and international best-selling author of "The Leftover Woman," "Girl in Translation," "Mambo in Chinatown" and "Searching for Sylvie Lee," which was a Read with Jenna Today Show Pick. Her work has been published in 20 countries and is taught in schools across the world. She has been selected for numerous honors, including the American Library Association Alex Award, a Goodreads Choice Awards Semi-Finalist for Mystery & Thriller, the Chinese American Librarians Association Best Book Award, an Orange New Writers title and the Sunday Times Short Story Award international shortlist. She was one of 12 authors asked by the Agatha Christie estate to write an original, authorized Miss Marple story for the collection "Marple: Twelve New Mysteries." All of her books are in development for film and television. She was born in Hong Kong and divides her time between the Netherlands and New York City.
Awards: American Library Association Alex Award
Communities: Asian American