About

SHORTEST BIO (35 words):

Emily X.R. Pan is the New York Times bestselling 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 (107 words):

Emily X.R. Pan is the New York Times bestselling author of THE ASTONISHING COLOR OF AFTER, named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the top twelve books of the season. Emily 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 NYU, where she was a Goldwater Fellow. She was the founding editor-in-chief of Bodega Magazine, has been awarded residencies at Djerassi (2017) and Caldera (2019), and is co-creator of FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology. Visit Emily online at exrpan.com, and find her on Twitter and Instagram: @exrpan.

 

LONGER BIO (200 words):

Emily X.R. Pan is the New York Times bestselling author of THE ASTONISHING COLOR OF AFTER, named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the top twelve books of the season. 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 was the founding editor-in-chief of Bodega Magazine, has been awarded residencies at Djerassi (2017) and Caldera (2019), and is co-creator of FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology. Visit Emily online at exrpan.com, and find her on Twitter and Instagram: @exrpan. 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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