Born in Taiwan, Janie Chang spent parts of her childhood in the Philippines, Iran and Thailand before ultimately settling in Canada. She has a degree in computer science from Simon Fraser University. Her first novel, Three Souls, was a finalist for the 2014 BC Book Prize’s Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and one of nine Canadian books longlisted for the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Janie lives in Vancouver. She presents Dragon Spring Road.

Events Janie Chang was involved in

  • Women of the Hour: Writing Female Characters

    Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 1:00 PM

    Janie Chang, Marie Darrieussecq, Kyo Maclear and Roberta Rich share the stories of women taking their lives into their own hands with Kate Taylor.


  • IFOA Markham

    Friday, October 27, 2017 - 7:30 PM

    IFOA Markham welcomes authors Janie Chang, Farzana Doctor and Shawn Hitchins!


  • Historic Reveries

    Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 1:00 PM

    How does an author make the past relevant in contemporary fiction? Four writers discuss.