Evelyn Lau

b. July 2, 1971, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

full name: Evelyn Yee-Fun Lau

has one younger sister

parents were Chinese immigrants who expected her to become a medical doctor

author of Fresh Girls and Other Stories and two poetry collections, Oedipal Dreams, which earned her a Governor General's Award nomination, and In the House of Slaves

her Runaway: Diary of a Street Kid was made into a 1994 TV movie

lives in Yaletown, Vancouver, B.C.'s historic warehouse district

Evelyn Lau page at 100 Canadian Poets

Evelyn Lau - a Literary Cabaret

Evelyn Lau interview with Linda Richards in October 1999 January Magazine

Evelyn Lau page at Gutter Press

Evelyn Lau page at Northwest Passages

Evelyn Lau page at Voices from the Gaps

Evelyn Lau - Writer - wonderful page at Coolwomen

Evelyn Lau/ W.P. Kinsella article by Schafer Parker Jr.

Evelyn Lau - "Operatic Karaoke" by Sneja Gunew

Sandra Oh - won the FIPA d'Or for Best Actress at the 1994 Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels at Cannes, for her starring role as Evelyn Lau, in The Diary of Evelyn Lau

Sandra Oh Hyphen Magazine profile

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