Jen Sookfong Lee was born and raised in Vancouver's East Side, and she now lives with her son in North Burnaby. Her books include The Conjoined, nominated for International Dublin Literary Award and a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize; The Better Mother, a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award; The End of East; Gentlemen of the Shade; and Chinese New Year. Jen teaches at The Writers' Studio Online with Simon Fraser University, edits fiction for Wolsak & Wynn and co-hosts the literary podcast Can't Lit.
This National Poetry Month on All Lit Up we bring you Poetry Express, a month-long series dedicated to poetry as a mode of travel—anywhere, anytime. In a year of isolation, poetry, more than ever, is connection, expression, and reflection. Poetry takes us places, both undiscovered ... Read more
We consulted the stars (internet) and our shelves to bring you book recommendations based (sort of) on your zodiac sign.
Featuring hand-picked selections by authors we admire for all the readers on your holiday gift list, our Gift Guide Week is as lit as it gets. Today, poet and short story writer (and maybe one of the funniest people out there), Dina Del Bucchia shares five choice titles for ... Read more
Our exploits this week including literary recluses, war books, and more. Read on to check out top 10s, interviews, and book recommendations.
This week we celebrated Asian Heritage Month, learned about "sudden fiction," and remembered our love of John Cusack circa High Fidelity.
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