Chen Chen is a University Fellow in Syracuse University's MFA program. His work has recently appeared in or is forthcoming from Connotation Press, Pif Magazine, Ghost Proposal, Anti-, Birdfeast, and CURA: A Literary Magazine of Art & Action. He was a finalist for Sycamore Review's Wabash Poetry Prize and the winner of Driftwood Press's Ghazal Contest. He has received fellowships from Kundiman, Tent: Creative Writing, and the Saltonstall Foundation.