May-lee Chai

May-lee Chai’s latest collection of short stories, Useful Phrases for Immigrants, is forthcoming in fall 2018 from Blair. She is the recipient of an NEA fellowship, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, the Jack Dyer Fiction Prize, and the Bakwin Award for Writing by a Woman. Her short prose has appeared in the Missouri Review, ZYZZYVA, Catapult, Entropy Magazine, Seventeen, the
Rumpus, and Glimmer Train, among other publications. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at San Francisco State University.