Debut novel coming in spring 2018!

From the announcement in Publishers Weekly:

“Alvina Ling at Little, Brown has bought at auction Emily X.R. Pan‘s debut YA novel The Astonishing Color of After, plus a second untitled standalone YA novel. In the first, a girl is convinced that her mother has transformed into a bird after dying by suicide, and attempts to find her in Taiwan. Publication is planned for spring 2018 with Orion publishing in the U.K.; Michael Bourret of Dystel, Goderich & Bourret negotiated the deal for world English rights.”