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YZ Chin is the author of Edge Case and Though I Get Home. Edge Case is a New York Times Editors' Choice and an NPR Books We Love pick for 2021. Though I Get Home won the Louise Meriwether First Book Prize and the Asian/Pacific American Award For Literature honor title.


YZ is also the translator into English of The Age of Goodbyes by Li Zi Shu, and a member of translation collective the seams. Her work has been supported by a MacDowell fellowship. 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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