Rachel Khong

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Rachel Khong
Alma materYale University,
University of Florida
Notable worksGoodbye, Vitamin

Rachel Khong is an Asian-American writer who lives and works in San Francisco.


She was born in Malaysia and grew up on the West Coast before moving to Yale University for college. She worked at McSweeney's after earning her M.F.A. from the University of Florida. Khong is a former executive editor of Lucky Peach magazine.[1] Her writing has appeared in publications such as American Short Fiction, Joyland, and The San Francisco Chronicle. She is the coauthor of a cookbook called All About Eggs.[2]

Goodbye, Vitamin, her first novel, received Best Book of the Year honors from NPR,[3] O, The Oprah Magazine,[4] the San Francisco Chronicle,[5] and Vogue.[6] The novel won the 2017 California Book Award for First Fiction,[7] as well as a Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist for First Fiction.[8]


  • Goodbye, Vitamin Henry Holt and Co., 2017. ISBN 9781471159480, OCLC 1015212743[9]


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