Kevin Chong Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/9008 en Beauty Plus Pity: excerpt of a new novel by Kevin Chong http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2011/10/14/beauty-plus-pity-excerpt-new-novel-kevin-chong &nbsp;Who’d pick a funeral to meet your long-lost sister? A funeral or the sudden arrival of a family member—either would be shitty enough, but that morning, my head felt encased in bubble wrap, my...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2011/10/14/beauty-plus-pity-excerpt-new-novel-kevin-chong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2011/10/14/beauty-plus-pity-excerpt-new-novel-kevin-chong#comments Books Arsenal Pulp Press Chinese Canadian Vancouver author Sat, 15 Oct 2011 01:48:00 +0000 Kevin Chong 9069 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Asian, but not an Asian author http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2011/10/11/asian-not-asian-author My first novel, Baroque-a-Nova, came out ten years ago.&nbsp; In 2001, I was turning 26 and only a year out of grad school.&nbsp; I had come back from to Vancouver from New York City because I didn’t...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2011/10/11/asian-not-asian-author" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2011/10/11/asian-not-asian-author#comments Books Bamboo Lettering Baroque-A-Nova Beauty Plus Pity Haruki Murakami Jen Sookfong Lee Ling Zhang Louie CK Vancouver International Writers Festival Wed, 12 Oct 2011 01:59:00 +0000 Kevin Chong 9009 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com