Jan Alexander is the author of the novel Getting to Lamma and co-author of the non-fiction book Bad Girls of the Silver Screen. Her short fiction has appeared in 34th Parallel, Everyday Fiction, Neworld Review, and Silver Birch Press. She has written about business and travel for many publications and taught Chinese history at Brooklyn College. She lives in New York. Her upcoming novel, Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization, will be released by Regal House Publishing on September 13, 2019.