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New York Times Editors' Choice
American Library Association Best Books
TV Series in Development with Paramount
"RE JANE is a wickedly inventive updating of
-Maureen Corrigan, NPR "Fresh Air"
IN THE PRESS
Patricia Park is Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at American University, Fulbright scholar in Creative Arts, Jerome Hill Artist Fellow, and author of the acclaimed debut novel, RE JANE (Penguin).
RE JANE, a Korean-American reimagining of Brontë's JANE EYRE, was named Editors' Choice by The New York Times Book Review; Best Books of 2015 by American Library Association; O, The Oprah Magazine pick; NPR "Fresh Air" pick; and others.
Park graduated from the Bronx H.S. of Science, Swarthmore College (B.A. with High Honors in English), and Boston University (M.F.A. in fiction).
She was born and raised in Queens and lives in Brooklyn. She is revising her next novel, EL CHINO, about the Koreans in Argentina during the Dirty War.
Fun fact: Park's wedding, celebrating the couple's Korean, Celtic, and Argentine roots, is featured in The New York Times' Vows column.
Patricia Park has given hundreds of talks & readings at art institutions, independent & chain bookstores, and book festivals across the country. Some venues include Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Center for Fiction, Seattle Arts & Lectures, and others.
Park is frequently invited to speak at universities and high schools where RE JANE is taught. They include Columbia, University of Virginia, University of San Francisco, Stuyvesant High School, Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, and many others.
Western Connecticut State University: 8/09
Slice Magazine Conference (Brooklyn): 9/07
Inner Loop Reading Series (DC): 10/22
Mt. Mercy University (Cedar Rapids, IA): 11/07
Use the contact form below to reach out to Patricia Park.
Please Direct All Publicity Inquiries to:
Rights Issues to:
Sarah Burnes, The Gernert Company
For Book Clubs:
Write to Patricia using the email form with the date of your book club. Patricia can join via phone, Skype, or Google Hangout.
For Libraries, Universities, & Other Speaking Engagements:
Write to Patricia using the email form with the date of your event and other details.