Jen Sookfong Lee

Jen Sookfong Lee

Vancouver, Canada

Jen Sookfong Lee writes, talks on the radio and loves her slow cooker.

In 2007, Knopf Canada published Jen’s first novel, The End of East, as part of its New Face of Fiction program. Hailed as “an emotional powerhouse of a novel,” The End of East shines a light on the Chinese Canadian story, the repercussions of immigration and the city of Vancouver.

Shelter, Jen’s first fiction for young adults, was published in February 2011 as part of Annick Press’ Single Voice series. It follows a young girl as she struggles to balance her first and dangerous love affair with a difficult and demanding family.

Called “straight-ahead page-turning brilliance” by The National Post and shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award, The Better Mother, Jen’s s

Average rating: 3.27 · 498 ratings · 111 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
The End of East

3.18 avg rating — 332 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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The Better Mother

3.42 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Conjoined: A Novel

3.46 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2016
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The Conjoined

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Dead Time/Shelter

3.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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