LA Times Op-Ed: Remembering Vincent Chin

Forty years ago Vincent Chin was killed. My mother passed along her grief, and a lesson about America. Read my Op-Ed in the June 20th, 2022 edition of the Los Angeles Times.

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Bay Area Book Signing Event at Books Inc!

Friends – come celebrate the launch of In the Beautiful Country! Jane will share about the inspiration behind the story, answer questions, and sign books. Launch Day in Palo Alto When: 6 pm on Thursday – June 30th Where: Books Inc. in Palo Alto RSVP: helpful but optional

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Hearts In Taiwan Podcast!

I had a wonderful conversation with Annie and Angela on the Hearts in Taiwan Podcast. We talked about my writing process, the novel in verse form, and “getting punched in the face!”

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Blog Interview with Shenwei of Reading As I Am Blog!

Thank you Shenwei for the insightful interview.

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School Library Journal – Starred Review

In the Beautiful Country has received a starred review from the School Library Journal in April 2022! Anna’s story is a true journey, and Kuo skillfully breaks it into parts that allow readers to think and reflect on each piece before moving on. VERDICT A moving historical fiction book that is valuable for all readers and belongs […]

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Updated website!

janekuo.com has been updated – enjoy!

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