About

SHORTEST BIO (31 words):

Emily X.R. Pan is the author of THE ASTONISHING COLOR OF AFTER. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit Emily online at exrpan.com, and find her on Twitter and Instagram: @exrpan.

 

SHORT BIO (86 words):

Emily X.R. Pan is the author of THE ASTONISHING COLOR OF AFTER. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, but was originally born in the Midwestern United States to immigrant parents from Taiwan. She received her MFA in fiction from the NYU Creative Writing Program, where she was a Goldwater Fellow. She is a co-creator of FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology, the founding editor-in-chief of Bodega Magazine, and a 2017 Artist-in-Residence at Djerassi. Visit Emily online at exrpan.com, and find her on Twitter and Instagram: @exrpan.

 

LONGER BIO (162 words):

Emily X.R. Pan is the author of THE ASTONISHING COLOR OF AFTER. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, but was originally born in the Midwestern United States to immigrant parents from Taiwan. She received her BS in marketing and international business from the NYU Stern School of Business, and her MFA in fiction from the NYU Creative Writing Program, during which time she was a Goldwater Fellow as well as the editor-in-chief of Washington Square Review. She is a co-creator of FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology, the founding editor-in-chief of Bodega Magazine, and a 2017 Artist-in-Residence at Djerassi. In the past she has worked for Penguin Random House (marketing children’s books), taught creative writing to undergraduates and long-term hospital residents, and held marketing roles at various companies in New York City and Shanghai. She spends her free time playing the mandolin, making art, and practicing and teaching yoga. Visit Emily online at exrpan.com, and find her on Twitter and Instagram: @exrpan.

 

QUICK FACTS:

Pronoun: she/her
Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Dragon
Hobbies: yoga, music, art, photography, traveling
Favorite writing music:
 Explosions in the Sky, Sigur Rós, Flook, Joe Hisaishi
Collects:
musical instruments, cartomancy decks, enamel pins

 

LINKS THAT MIGHT BE OF INTEREST:

FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology

Interview for Taiwanese American Heritage Week on READING (AS)(I)AN (AM)ERICA

“How I signed with my agent!”

Book deal announcement in Publishers Weekly

Short fiction in Joyland Magazine: “The Only Tricks We Know”

Interview for the Minorities in Publishing Podcast (Episode 14)

Bodega Magazine

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