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Fiona and Jane

Jean Chen Ho paints an intimate, hilarious, heartbreaking portrait of a 20-year friendship.

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Jean Chen Ho

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Best friends Fiona Lin and Jane Shen share an intimate, decades-long bond. Both born to immigrant families, the Taiwanese-American women navigate everything from family trauma to romance, sexuality, deep love, and shattering loss—sometimes together, and sometimes worlds apart.

After growing up alongside Jane in Southern California, Fiona moves to New York. The two friends drift in and out of each other’s lives, each contending with their own shifting circumstances and emotions. Stories from various timelines and perspectives weave together, creating an in-depth depiction of what it’s like to be a young woman searching for joy and meaning in an ever-changing world.

Join author Jean Chen Ho and Belletrist Co-Founder Karah Preiss for lively conversations about this debut collection, as well as Jean’s process, insights, and inspirations.
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