How to Write (and Sell) a Memoir / Non Fiction Book Proposal

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, PEAR

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Acclaimed author offers pragmatic approaches to getting your work out there. Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a New York-based journalist and author of Sarong Party Girls (William Morrow, 2016) as well as A Tiger In The Kitchen: A Memoir of Food & Family (Hyperion, 2011). She is the co-creator and co-editor of Anonymous Sex (Scribner Books, 2022) and editor of the fiction anthology Singapore Noir (Akashic Books, 2014).

Tan was a staff writer at the Wall Street Journal, In Style magazine and the Baltimore Sun. Her stories have also appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Washington Post, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, National Geographic, Foreign Policy, Marie Claire, Newsweek, Bloomberg Businessweek, Chicago Tribune, The (Portland) Oregonian, The (Topeka) Capital-Journal and The (Singapore) Straits Times among other places.

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