Anna Qu‘s memoir about her upbringing where she worked in a factory as a teenager, navigating her identity as a Chinese American, and the search for the truth about her family was first published in 2022 to glowing reviews. Kirkus called it “Gripping . . . Well written . . . Brilliantly insightful.”
Qu, whose writing has appeared in Poets & Writers, Lithub, Threepenny Review, Lumina, Kartika, Vol.1 Brooklyn, and Jezebel is also a the Nonfiction Editor at Kweli Journal. She was recently awarded the 2023 BMI Shearing Fellowship.
The paperback of Made in China: A Memoir of Love and Labor is out now and Debutiful asked Qu to answer the recurring “A Life of Books” questionnaire so readers could get to know her better.Continue reading “A Life of Books: Anna Qu, author of Made in China”