Debut novelist Jade Chang is the author of The Wangs vs. the World, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

She has worked as an arts and culture journalist and was recently an editor at Goodreads. Her first paying job after college was as a researcher for the J. Peterman catalog. (Yes, where Elaine worked on Seinfeld—it's real!)

Jade is the winner of the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and a  nominee of the PEN/Robert W, Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. The Wangs vs. the World will be published in 12 languages. She lives in Los Angeles.