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Katherine J. Chen is the author of the novel Mary B. Her work has been published in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Literary Hub, and in the historical fiction anthology Stories from Suffragette City. She is a graduate of Princeton University and received her MFA from Boston University, where she was a senior teaching fellow and awarded the Florence Engel Randall Fiction Prize.

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A glorious, sweeping novel . . . Richly imagined, poignant and inspiring -- Jennifer Saint, bestselling author of ARIADNE
It is as if the author has crept inside a statue and breathed a soul into it, re-creating Joan of Arc as a woman for our time -- Hilary Mantel, Booker-winning author of THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT
Measured, austere, profoundly physical. I loved it -- Jo Baker, author of LONGBOURN
In Katherine J. Chen's capable hands, Joan becomes fully flesh and achingly real -- Lisa Wingate, No.1 New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Lost Friends
An epic novel with the mythic power of a fairytale -- Christina Baker Kline, No.1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train
A wholly original novel that inspires one's mind and awakens one's soul. With Joan, Katherine J. Chen has created nothing short of a masterpiece -- Alyson Richman, bestselling author of The Lost Wife
Beautifully written and confidently told, this is a story of how feminine strength and will can change the world -- Megan Chance, bestselling author of A Splendid Ruin
This Joan is of the earth - scrappy and strong, resilient and curious. An ambitious, thrilling novel -- Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Magnolia Palace
Katherine J. Chen has stunningly summoned another time and place -- M.J. Rose, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Tiara
When you look up the term 'historical fiction' in the dictionary it should say, simply, Read Katherine J. Chen -- Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Kaiser's Web
Chen earns the comparison [to Mantel] thanks to her vivid, visceral and boldly immediate storytelling... But it's Joan herself who constantly bounds off the page, a proto-feminist genius born into the wrong age. Thanks to Chen's efforts, she is now a hypnotic heroine for our time * Telegraph *
Katherine J Chen's Joan is a scrappy, determined and very real heroine who simply roars off the page. If you liked Ariadne, then this has to be your next read . -- Sarra Manning * Red Magazine *
Inspired, lyrical . . . makes clear why Joan is still venerated * Woman & Home *
A vivid and very real slice of historical fiction * Good Housekeeping *

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