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Tagsliterature (35), poetry (18), art (12), comics (7), chinese history (6), history (5), shakespeare (5), emily dickinson (4), chinese fiction (3), graphic novel (3) — see all tags

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About meThe image to the right is from the PBS documentary, "My Name is Belle," awarded the CINE in 2007.

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WRITER and PAINTER
Adult non-fiction, self-illustrated books on old China; children's picture books and comics/graphic memoir

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NEW Graphic Memoir, FORGET SORROW: AN ANCESTRAL TALE, WW Norton and Company, May 2010

STARRED KIRKUS REVIEW, See art as slide show:

http://redroom.com/gallery/forget-sorrow-an-ancestral-tale-a-graphic-memoir

REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS AND BLOG:

http://redroom.com/author/belle-yang

To see YOUTUBE VIDEO clip of Belle drawing a page from her graphic novel, "Forget Sorrow," please visit:

http://www.redroom.com/video/forget-sorrow-a-china-elegy



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Below, new picture book, published by Candlewick Press.



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"Always Come Home to Me" has garnered the CALA (CHINESE-AMERICAN LIBRARIANS ASSOCIATION BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK OF 2008). Here is a nicely filmed interview on Youtube:

http://www.redroom.com/video/winner-cala-best-childrens-book-award-2008



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"Hannah Is My Name" was written after 9.11.01. It is based on my own family's immigration story.



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Below is July 1, 2007 centerfold of the WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/28/AR2007062802211....



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Belle Yang on Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiEs0QtfnUo&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sL6aHknPUDw&feature=related

About my libraryJust a few good friends and immediate interests. I read mostly fiction up to age 40, and now it's entirely nonfiction. Madly collecting sequential art, comics, graphic novels, which are closely aligned to poetry: It is with words as with sunbeams, the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. -Robert Southey (1774-1843).

GroupsAncient China, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, BBC Radio 3 Listeners, BBC Radio 4 Listeners, Children's Fiction, Comics, DimSum Thing, Graphic Format Books, Hobnob with Authors, Homer, the Trojan war, and pre-classical Greeceshow all groups

Favorite authorsDavid B., Ludwig van Beethoven, William Blake, Anton Chekhov, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Vincent van Gogh, William Shakespeare, Thomas Tallis, Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Wordsworth (Shared favorites)

Homepagehttp://www.belleyang.com

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Real name楊萱

LocationCarmel, California

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceNov 19, 2006

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