Kirstin Chen


Country: Singapore

Kirstin Chen is The New York Times best-selling author of three novels. Her latest, Counterfeit, is a Reese Witherspoon book club pick, a Roxane Gay book club pick, and a New York Times Editors’ Choice. It has also been recommended by The Washington Post, People Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, Time, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, and Oprah Daily, with television rights optioned by Sony Pictures. She has received fellowships and awards from the Steinbeck Fellows Program, Sewanee, Hedgebrook, Djerassi, the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, the Toji Cultural Foundation, and the National Arts Council of Singapore.

Kirstin Chen adalah penulis tiga novel terlaris New York Times. Yang terbaru, Counterfeit, adalah pilihan klub buku Reese Witherspoon, pilihan klub buku Gay Roxane, dan Pilihan Editor New York Times. Dan juga telah direkomendasikan oleh The Washington Post, People Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, Time, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, dan Oprah Daily, dengan hak siar televisi dipilih oleh Sony Pictures. Ia telah menerima beasiswa dan penghargaan dari Program Steinbeck Fellows, Sewanee, Hedgebrook, Djerassi, Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, Yayasan Budaya Toji, dan Dewan Kesenian Nasional Singapura.

Appearing in

Main Program | Women in Fiction

What are the challenges faced by females writing in male-populated genres? Does gender-based discrimination still exist, or has it shifted? Diana Reid, author of Love & Virtue, Ramayda Akmal author, …


Main Program | Is All Writing an Exploration of Identity?

Writers Fariha Roisin, Preeta Samarasan and Kirstin Chen discuss the identity issues that challenge them as writers, as well as ask how we can move beyond the optics of diversity to enact …


Main Program | From Book to Screen

With the advent of streaming services, books are being relied on more than ever to provide content. But what actually goes into the long process of turning a novel into …