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Lisa Hsiao Chen


Lisa Hsiao Chen's debut novel, Activities of Daily Living, was published by W.W. Norton in April 2022. 


Chen received her B.A. from UC Berkeley and her M.F.A. from The University of Iowa. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Brick, Ninth Letter, Guernica, StoryQuarterly, The Common, The Threepenny Review, and other publications. Her collection of poems, Mouth, was published by Kaya Press in 2007. She has held fellowships and residencies at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Program, the Center for Fiction, Blue Mountain Center, and the Saltonstall Arts Colony.

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