Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
  • DONATE

American Masters | Clip | Amy Tan’s first job was writing astrology

Amy Tan’s first job was “making up” astrology for her friend’s astrology hotline business. She later wrote ad copy, direct mail, and became a technical writer for a telecommunications company: “all the subjects I had absolutely no interest in,” Tan recalls. She turned to writing fiction in the search for more meaningful work and learned a lot about herself in the process.

0:02:12 | AIRED: 5/3/2021 |
Activate Now
Support WLIW21 with a vehicle donation

NEWSLETTER SIGNUP

CONNECT WITH WLIW21