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YZ Chin is the author of Edge Case, a New York Times Editors' Choice and an NPR Books We Love pick for 2021.


She also wrote Though I Get Home, which won the Louise Meriwether First Book Prize and the Asian/Pacific American Award For Literature honor title.


In addition, YZ is a MacDowell fellow, translator of The Age of Goodbyes by Li Zi Shu, and member of translation collective the seams. Born and raised in Taiping, Malaysia, she now lives in New York.

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Photo credit: Joanna Eldredge Morrissey

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