Grace Shuyi Liew is the author of Careen (Noemi Press, 2019). Her work has appeared in West Branch, Black Warrior Review, Kenyon Review, cream city review, PANK, The Wanderer, and elsewhere. She is a Watering Hole fellow. Her other honors include the Lucille Clifton Poetry Fellowship from Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Aspen Summer Words scholarship, resident writer at Can Serrat in Barcelona, resident at Agora Affect, residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, Vancouver Poetry House’s “10 Best Poems of 2016,” Ahsahta Press Chapbook Prize 2016, and others. She holds a BA in Philosophy from Hamilton College, and MFA in Creative Writing from Northern Arizona University. She is a Contributing Editor for Waxwing. Born and raised in Malaysia, she currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she runs a burgeoning qpoc arts collective, teaches poetry, paints, and shoots photography. She is working on her second poetry manuscript, a book-length transnational epic poem, and a novel.
Careening: An Interview with Grace Shuyi Liew
Grace Shuyi Liew talks to Vi Khi Nao about art, life, and desire....