Lindsay Wong is the bestselling, award-winning author of The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug-Raids, Demons, And My Crazy Chinese Family. Her debut memoir won the 2019 Hubert Evans Nonfiction Prize, and it was a finalist for the Writers Trust’s 2018 Hilary Weston Prize, the 2019 edition of Canada Reads, and long listed for the 2019 Stephen Leacock Medal in Humour. It was also named a Best Book of 2018 by the Quill and Quire and a 2018 Globe 100 Book. She joined author Casey Plett for a discussion about the book at BookFest Windsor/Festivale du livre 2019. Please note: This is a live recording in an auditorium.
Wong holds a BFA in Creative Writing from The University of British Columbia and a MFA in Literary Nonfiction from Columbia University in New York City. Her YA novel My Summer Of Love And Misfortune is forthcoming from Simon Pulse in 2020. Find out more about the author and the book at the following links: