May-lee Chai

May-lee Chai is the award-winning author of ten books, including the memoir “Hapa Girl,” the novel “Tiger Girl,” and her original translation from Chinese to English of the 1934 Autobiography of Ba Jin. Her short prose has appeared in Glimmer Train, Crab Orchard Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of an NEA fellowship and is an assistant professor in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University. Her newest book, “Useful Phrases for Immigrants: Stories,” came out last year.

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