Poetry

My debut chapbook INHERITANCE won the 2020 Vella Contest and was published with Paper Nautilus Press this March. Purchase your copy here.

Publications

2021

Split | Madcap Review

Body as a second language | Inscape

2020

Rahul, when I ask him to throw away his broken office chair for the 50th time this week | Underblong

Things inherited from my mother* | Placeholder

One day when I become a museum* | Okay Donkey

In the summer, Chris and I go dancing in Taiwan | Kissing Dynamite

English as a second language, Type A personalities in a time of coronavirus, and Feet Feeling | Sock Drawer Lit

Elegy for Jane | Gingerbread House

Proposal for quantifying the entire spectrum of human emotion | Grey Sparrow

in the absence of sesame oil | The Scores

Mom’s makeup* | Dryland

Titles from my childhood | K’in

San Rafael with an unrequited love | The Chestnut Review

2017-2019

Shedding | STANFORD Magazine

Migration Story | RABBIT: Belonging Issue

2016

Revolution, Saturday Chinese School | Stanford Daily Magazine

how it ends | Leland Quarterly

I tried to sell your heart on etsy once | Off the Coast

Harbor | decomP Magazine

2015

The Will | The Best Teen Writing of 2015

leaving song | Leland Quarterly

2014

Four Poems | The Legendary

Maya Angelou | Radius

*Nominated for a Pushcart Prize

 

Awards

2020

Vella Chapbook Prize, Winner, Paper Nautilus Press (2020)

Vallum Chapbook Award, Finalist, Vallum (2020)

Open Country Press Chapbook Contest, Finalist, Open Country Press (2020)

2019

Urmy/Hardy Poetry Prize, First Place, Stanford University (2019)

Undergraduate Performing/Fine Arts Award, Stanford Asian American Awards (2019)

2018

Undergraduate Poetry Competition- Runner Up, National Federation of State Poetry Societies (2018)

2017

Wiley Birkhofer Prize in Poetry, Stanford University (2017)

Poetry Out Loud Finalist, Stanford University (2017 & 2019)

2015

National Gold Medals in Poetry and Critical Essay, Scholastic Art and Writing (2015)

 

Anthology Nominations

2021

Best New Poets (Nominated)

2020

Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses (Nominated)

2015

Best Teen Writing of 2015 (Selected)

 

Artist Features

2019

Featured Artist – 2019 Conversations in Identity

Featured Artist – 2019 Asian Images

Featured Artist – 2019 Stanford Arts Extravaganza

2018

Showcase Artist – 2018 APAture, Kearny Street

Featured Artist – 2018 Listen to the Silence Conference

2016

Featured Poet – 2016 Inclusive Lands, Peninsula DIY

Featured Artist – 2016 Listen to the Silence Conference

 

Fellowships and Grants

2020

Unlock Her Potential Mentorship Program, with Pagan Kennedy

2017

Levinthal Tutorial with Edgar Kunz, Stanford University

2016

Mash-up Art Grant, Stanford University