Marilyn Chin was born in Hong Kong and raised in Portland, Oregon. She has won numerous awards for her poetry, including four Pushcart Prizes. Her books of poetry include Dwarf Bamboo, Rhapsody in Plain Yellow and The Phoenix Gone, The Terrace Empty.
Wildly original, imaginative and fiercely beautiful The Times A nicely mischievous cacophony of backchat ... by turns brutal, arch, sensuous and bawdy Guardian Fierce, enchanting, exuberant ... Chin's imaginative dexterity is evident from the outset of this enthralling novel Observer Fresh, chaotic and sexy Kirkus Such double happiness! Marilyn Chin, in new, top form. What fun! -- Maxine Hong Kingston Deeply provocative and deeply Chinese, Revenge of the Mooncake Vixen is as raucous and randy as they come -- Gish Jen, Author Of The Love Wife Mooncake Vixen is badass, and that's good! -- Sandra Cisneros, Author Of House On Mango Street