Author Guests

R.F. Kuang


Rebecca Kuang immigrated to the US from Guangzhou, China in 2000, studies Chinese history at Georgetown, where her research focuses on Chinese military strategy, collective trauma, and war memorials. Rebecca is a 2018 Marshall Scholar, and will be heading to the University of Cambridge in Fall of 2018 for her graduate studies. She will be premiering her novel The Poppy War at Denver Comic Con. The novel is the first installment in a trilogy that grapples with drugs, shamanism, and China’s bloody twentieth century, inspired by the tumultuous and destructive events that formed 20th Century China.