Belinda Huijuan Tang
Belinda Huijuan Tangcolbykalansky@gmail.com
Longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize
Longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, this gripping debut follows a young mathematician caught between two countries, two cultures, two eras and two loves. Set against the backdrop of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, A Map for the Missing explores the wrenching impact political ideologies can have on individual lives. Tang has a BA from Stanford, an MA from Peking University in Beijing, and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where she was a Truman Capote Fellow. She lives in Los Angeles.
“. . . wholehearted and sensitively drawn. I can’t wait to see what she writes next.” – The San Francisco Chronicle. “Gripping from its first page to its last.” -BookPage.