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Bio

Jane Kuo, Author

Jane Kuo is a Chinese and Taiwanese American writer.

She is an immigrant and the daughter of immigrants.

Jane Kuo, Author 

Jane grew up in Los Angeles in the 1980s.

As a child, she spent her weekends and summers working in her family’s fast food restaurant. Jane’s middle grade novel, In the Beautiful Country, is a fictional story inspired by the events of her childhood.

Jane Kuo, Author 

Longer Bio

Jane Kuo is a Chinese and Taiwanese American writer who grew up in Los Angeles. She is an author, a nurse, and a nurse practitioner. Jane graduated with a degree in English Literature from UC Berkeley, where she studied under Bharati Mukherjee, Ishmael Reed, and Robert Hass. Also, she once borrowed a pencil from Maxine Hong Kingston. 

Jane lives in California with her husband and two kids. Her first novel, In the Beautiful Country is inspired by the events of her childhood.