Profile: Writer Rowan Hisayo Buchanan for WOW Magazine

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I profiled award-winning writer Rowan Hisayo Buchanan for WOW Magazine, Issue 2 (2019). This was a five-page spread. 'ROWAN HISAYO BUCHANAN is a Japanese-British-Chinese-American writer. She is the editor of the anthology of essays, Good Immigrant USA and her novels include Harmless Like You which received the 2017 Authors’ Club First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award. Japanese-British writer Naomi Morris Omori speaks to her about her new novel, Starling Days.' Launched in 2019 by WEI LIU, The WOW is the UK’s first biannual magazine and digital platform celebrating Asian culture and inspiring modern Asian women. It is stocked at Selfridges and other retailers in the UK and internationally. You can read the archived interview here: INTERVIEWER NAOMI MORRIS OMORI PHOTOGRAPHER JAMES LAWSON


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