Biography

Professor Kirstin Chen is the author of novels Counterfeit (William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2022), Bury What We Cannot Take, and Soy Sauce for Beginners. She has received awards from the Steinbeck Fellows Program, Sewanee, Hedgebrook, the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, the Toji Cultural Foundation, and the National Arts Council of Singapore. More information about her work can be found on her website, www.kirstinchen.com, and via Twitter at @kirstin_chen.

Education
MFA Emerson College
BA Stanford University
Selected Publications

Chen, K. (2018). Bury What We Cannot Take. New York, NY: Little A/Amazon Publishing

Chen, K. (2014). Soy Sauce for Beginners. New York, NY: New Harvest/Amazon Publishing

Awards & Distinctions

Hedgebrook Residency

Steinbeck Fellowship

Sewanee Writers' Conference Stanley Elkin Scholarship