On this episode, we chat with author Andrea Wang about her new middle grade novel The Many Meaning of Meilan,a coming of age story about a Chinese American girl who finds strength in the many meanings of her name as she struggles to adjust to moving from Boston’s Chinatown to a small town in Ohio. We chat with Andrea about her journey to becoming a childen’s book author and her inspirations for writing her novel. We also share some of our own experiences with our uncommon Asian names.
Follow Andrea on IG at @andreawhywang and check out his book The Many Meanings of Meilan at your local bookseller!
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