Judy Fong Bates

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Judy Fong Bates

Published books

Title Extended title Year of Publication
China Dog and Other Tales from a Chinese Laundry 1997


Judy Fong Bates is a Canadian author. Born in Kaiping, Guangdong, she immigrated to Canada with her mother in 1955 to reunite with her father in Allandale, Ontario. The family subsequently moved to Acton, Ontario where she spent her adolescence, and she graduated from the University of Toronto.

She is currently residing at a farm near Toronto.

In 2005, she published Midnight at the Dragon Café, which was recognized in 2006 by the American Library Association as one of the year's notable books, and was subsequently honoured with an Alex Award in 2008, for having special appeal to young adults. In 2011, this book was chosen by the Toronto Public Library as the One Book Selection, as the single work that Torontonians should read within the year.

In 2010, The Year of Finding Memory was selected by The Globe and Mail as one of the top 100 books of the year.

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