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Corinna Chong

Corinna Chong was born in Calgary. Her first novel, Belinda’s Rings, is based upon her M.A. thesis (2010) from the Department of English at the University of New Brunswick.  Chong now lives in Kelowna, B.C. and teaches at Okanagan College.  In addition to teaching, Chong works as a writer, editor and graphic designer.

Belindas Rings book_cover


Belinda’s Rings: A Novel

Edmonton: NeWest, 2013.
PS8605 .H654 B44 2013

Publisher’s Synopsis (from its website)

Half-Chinese, half-English teenager Grace (but she’d prefer it if you called her “Gray” instead) is not a perfect little supermom-in-the-making like her older sister Jessica, and would rather become a marine biologist than a mother—although she does understand how to take care of her special-needs kid brother Squid better than anyone else in her family. When her mother Belinda abruptly runs out on her family and flies across the Atlantic in order to study crop circles in the English countryside, Grace is left alone to puzzle out her life, the world, and her unique place within it.

AlliterAsian book cover

Anthology (Short story)


PS8235 .A8 A46 2015

Chong, Corinna. “Porcelain Legs.” In AlliterAsian: Twenty Years of Ricepaper Magazine, edited by Julia Lin, Allan Cho, and Jim Wong-Chu. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2015, 203-218.

First published in Ricepaper 18, no. 4 (2013)


Corrina Chong personal website

Publisher NeWest Press

Publisher Arsenal Pulp Press