Fae Myenne Ng (pronounced Ing)
- Born, 1957 (?) in the United States.
- Educated at the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia University.
- Father, a laborer; mother, a seamstress.
- Married to a writer; lives in Brooklyn.
- Bone is her first novel.
- Awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant.
Has contributed to Americana Voice, Crescent Review, Cikty Lights Review,
Calyx, and Harper's.
Critical Sources and Reviews
- Biographical and critical information in Contemporary Authors, Vol. 146, and
Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 81. The latter includes an interview with the
- Some reviews of Bone:
- New York Times Book Review,
January 29, 1993 ("Building on the Pain of a Past in China" by Michiko Kakutani)
and February 7, 1993 ("Dying to be an American" by Louis B. Jones), available
online [book archive search: "Bone"]
- Some background readings on Asian-American writers:
Elaine Kim, Asian-American Literature: An Introduction to the Writings and their Social
Shirley Lim and Amy Ling. eds. Reading the Literatures of Asian America.
Amy Ling, Between Worlds: Women Writers of Chinese Ancestry.
Edward Said, Orientalism.
Ronald Takaki, Strangers from a Different Shore.
Retired Discussion Series