Deanna Fei, Amy Tan, And Dirty Words

Monday, June 14, 2010

I caught this article up at the Huffington Post by author Deanna Fei and it couldn't help but catch my eye:

The day that a review of my first novel ran in the New York Times, I received a Facebook friend request from Amy Tan. It seemed she was welcoming me into the club--of novelists, Chinese American novelists, Chinese American female novelists reviewed in the Times. I was about to eagerly accept when I remembered that during my first radio interview a few days earlier--an interview I'd posted to my website, Twitter, and Facebook--I'd called her a dirty word.
If that doesn't make you interested, I don't know what does.

Read it in full here.