Kirstin Chen, Ashland MFA Fiction Faculty
Kirstin Chen


Kirstin Chen

Biography

Kirstin Chen‘s new novel, Bury What We Cannot Take, has been named a Most Anticipated Upcoming Book by Electric LiteratureThe MillionsThe RumpusHarper’s Bazaar, and InStyle, among others. She is also the author of Soy Sauce for Beginners. She was the fall 2017 NTU-NAC National Writer in Residence in Singapore, and 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.. Born and raised in Singapore, she currently resides in San Francisco.