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Cover Story - June 10, 2022

Emily Jiang: First-place winner, adult category

Raised in Dallas, Emily Jiang finished high school at Palo Alto High School. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Saint Mary's College. Her debut picture book "Summoning the Phoenix: Poems & Prose about Chinese Musical Instruments," illustrated by April Chu, was listed among the Best Children's Books of the Year by Kirkus Review and The Huffington Post and won The Best Book of the Year Award from the Chinese American Librarians Association and an Eureka! Honor Award from the California Reading Association. Judges' comments

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