Anelise Chen is a writer and teacher. Born in Taiwan and raised in Temple City, California, she currently lives in Manhattan’s Chinatown. She studied at UC Berkeley and earned her MFA in Fiction at NYU. Her writing has appeared in various publications, including the New Haven Review, The Rumpus, and Gigantic. She is currently at work on a novel. She is the 2012 Open City Fellow at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop.