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Official Website of Acclaimed Author

Re Jane

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"


"A truly fresh, modern take on the coming-of-age novel."

About me

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's essays have appeared in The New YorkerThe New York Times, Guardian, Salon, 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 working on a YA novel and an adult novel 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.

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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.

Upcoming Events:

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Use the contact form below to reach out to Patricia Park.


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Please Direct All Publicity Inquiries to:

Julia Rickard

Viking/Penguin Books


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 Zoom or phone.

For Libraries, Universities, & Other Speaking Engagements:

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