Women at Work and Other Tales of Survival
“So long as men can harass women without consequences, they will continue to do so.”
May-lee Chai is the author of eight books, including the memoir Hapa Girl, a Kiriyama Prize Notable Book; the novel Tiger Girl, which won an Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature; and her original translation from Chinese to English of the 1934 Autobiography of Ba Jin. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at San Francisco State University.
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