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Jamie Chai Yun Liew

Jamie Chai Yun Liew

Jamie Chai Yun Liew (she/her) is the author of DANDELION. She is the recipient of the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop (ACWW) Jim Wong-Chu Emerging Writers Award. Jamie is also a lawyer, professor, and podcaster specializing in immigration, refugee and citizenship law. Her podcast, Migration Conversations, features experts and migrants who have experienced immigration systems up close. With Hakka, Hainanese and Nyonya roots in Southeast Asia, one of Jamie’s pastimes is to cook and eat SE Asian hawker fare including laksa and char kuey teow. She lives in Ottawa, Algonquin Anishinaabe territory, with her family.

Writers Festival Appearances