Author Spotlight

Jean Chen Ho

Jean Chen Ho is the author of Fiona and Jane, which was named a Best Book of the Year by NPR and one of TIME’s 100 Must-Read Books of 2022. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Cut, Electric Literature, the Los Angeles Times, the Georgia Review, and elsewhere. She is the 2023 Mary Routt Endowed Chair of Writing at Scripps College. She lives in Los Angeles.

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How to Stay, When to Vanish

The author of the novel Fiona and Jane looks back on a relationship that never quite solidified—and a future that never quite arrived—through the prism of Bi Gan’s Long Day’s Journey into Night.

By Jean Chen Ho