Janie Chang

Janie Chang is a Vancouver-based historical fiction writer.
Janie Chang is a Vancouver-based novelist. (

Janie Chang is a historical fiction writer. She draws inspiration from her family history, ancestral tales and the stories she was told as a child about life in a Chinese small town pre-First World War.

Chang's first novel, Three Souls, was a finalist for the 2014 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and nominated for the 2015 International Dublin Literary Award. She published her second novel, Dragon Springs Road in 2017.

Books by Janie Chang


RIFF: Janie Chang talks about her novel "Dragon Springs Road.” 3:50


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