ARTICLES
Publications in literary journals
  • “Bootman,” The New Guard Literary Review, Maine (2019)

  • “Hudson Waves,” Down by the River, Down and Out Books (2019)

  • “There Beneath The Bodhi Tree,” Illness, Resilience & Spirituality, In Publications (2019) 

  • “Reflection,” Local/Express, The Asian American Literary Review (2013)

  • “Doctor,” Charlie Chan is Dead 2, Penguin Books (2004)

  • “Matriarch,” Acorn, El Dorado Writers’ Guild  (2001)

  • “Gentleman,” World Wide Writers, Writers International Ltd, England (2000)

  • “Waves,” The MacGuffin, Schoolcraft College (2000)

  • “Lights,” Washington Square, New York University (1999) 

  • “Troublemaker,” Tin House Magazine, New York (1999)

  • “The Peak,” Grandmothers: Granddaughters Remember, Syracuse University Press (1998)

  • “Rain,” Not the Only One, Alyson Publishers (1995)

  • “In a Dad’s Place,” Asian Pacific American Journal (1992)

AWARDS
  • Kirkus Best Books of the Year, 2020 

  • Human Relations Indie Book Awards, Contemporary Realistic Fiction, Gold Winner, 2021

  • Grand Prize Winner of the James Alan McPherson Award, 2040 Books, 2019

  • Machigonne Fiction Contest Semi-Finalist, The New Guard Literary Review, 2018 

  • Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship, Hedgebrook, 2018

  • Wertheim Research Studies Room, New York Public Library, 2018

  • Wai Look Award, Asian American Arts Alliance, 2015

  • Asian American Literary Award, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, 2002

  • Robert Simpson Fellowship, Millay Colony, 2002

  • Wiepersdorf Colony for the Arts, Germany, 2001

  • Alternate Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and QPB, 2001

  • Winner, New Stone Circle Fiction Contest, 2001

  • Second Place, El Dorado Writers’ Guild Fiction Contest, 2000

  • Fiction Prize Winner, World Wide Writers Fiction Contest (2000)

  • Claire Woolrich Scholarship, Columbia University, 1999

  • Van Lier Fellowship, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, 1998

  • Playboy Fiction Contest, 3rd place, Playboy, 1998

  • Fellowship, Columbia University School of the Arts Writing Division,1998