Pen Name: None
Birth Year: 1957
Place of Birth: Shanghai, China
Anchee Min hasmoved to Chicago when she came to America in 1984.
Biographical and Professional Information
Min was sent to a labor camp at age 17, where she was discovered by talent scouts. She worked as an actress at the Shanghai Film Studio and went to the United States in 1984 with the help of actress Joan Chen. Once here she worked as a waitress, messenger, gallery attendant, and construction worker, and also attended the School of the Art Institute.
Min is a painter, photographer, musician, and author who lives in San Francisco and Shanghai.
- Red Azalea, Berkley Publishing , 1995
- Katherine, Putnam Publishing Group, 1995
- Becoming Madame Mao, Mariner Book, 2001
- Wild Ginger, Mariner Book, 2004
- Empress Orchid , Houghton Mifflin, 2004
- The Last Empress, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2008
- Pearl of China: A Novel, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2010
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Release Date: 2006-04-11
Release Date: 2005-04-11
The Last Empress
Release Date: 2008
Pearl of China: A Novel
Release Date: 2010-03-30
Carl Sandburg Literary Award, 1993, for Red Azalea
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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