When A White Man Called My Immigration Story a Trope,” HelloGiggles (October 2018)

"How These Asian-American Female Weightlifters Are Making #Fitstagram More Inclusive," Bustle (August 2018)


Why-oming,” column for Catapult (Jan. 2019 - present)

  1. Alone in Wyoming, I Found My Place Through Karaoke” (Jan 2019)

  2. Facing Loneliness in a Wyoming Ghost Town” (Feb 2019)

  3. Remembering Matthew Shepard’s Legacy in His Own Backyard” (March 2019)

  4. How My Korean Skincare Routine Protects Me in Wintery, White Wyoming” (May 2019)

  5. A New Definition of the Term “Cowboy” Can’t Change Its Legacy” (July 2019)

  6. I Went to Wyoming to Get My MFA and It Gave My Life Back to Me” (August 2019)

Editor’s Note,” The Adroit Journal (January 2019)

"In the Harsh Climate of Wyoming, I Learned to Listen to My Body," Catapult (October 2018)

"How Weightlifting Changed The Way I Navigate The World As An East Asian Woman," Huffington Post (July 2018) 


“The Only One,” Passages North (Forthcoming Spring 2020)

“The Right Places,” CALYX (Forthcoming Jan 2020)

“Party Trick Chinese,” Ninth Letter (Forthcoming 2019)

The First of His Kind,” wildness (August 2019)

“Curiosities,” shortlisted in Cosmonauts Avenue’s 2018 Nonfiction Content, judged by Ocean Vuong (Forthcoming 2019)

The Men I Mean Are Not Refined,” The Rumpus (2018)

Things My Grandmother Will Never Say,” Apogee Journal (2015)

Awards, Workshops & Fellowships

Slater Award for Teaching Excellence in English 1010 (2019)

University of Wyoming Center for Global Studies International Internship or Fieldwork Grant (2018)

Oliver Walter Shanghai Scholarship (2018)

Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation (VONA) Workshop, University of Miami (2016)

James F. Parker Prize in Fiction finalist, University of Texas at Austin (2012)

Kenyon Review Young Writers Program, Kenyon College (2008)