Jen Sookfong Lee

Jen Sookfong Lee is an Vancouver-born author and broadcaster.
Jen Sookfong Lee is an Vancouver-born author and broadcaster. (Sherri Koop Photography )

Jen Sookfong Lee is a Vancouver-born novelist, broadcast personality, a past CBC Short Story Prize juror, Canada Reads panellist and The Next Chapter columnist. Lee, along with poet Dina Del Bucchia, hosts the Can't Lit podcast, a monthly audio series about all things Canadian literature. She is the author of the novel The Conjoined and the nonfiction book Gentleman of the Shade.

Books by Jen Sookfong Lee


Jen Sookfong Lee talks to Shelagh Rogers about her Can't Lit podcast. 10:13
Jen Sookfong Lee on feminist fiction 10:41
Jen Sookfong Lee on her novel about race, class and family relationships, particularly motherhood. 17:56
Our columnist Jen Sookfong Lee knows her way around a tangled domestic scene, she's written about that situation in her novels including her latest, The Conjoined. Jen talks about what "The Couple Next Door" and "Hot Milk" have in common. 10:09
Jen Sookfong Lee picks Margaret Laurence's novel, set in Vancouver in the 1960s, as the book that best captures her part of Canada. 1:18


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