DEBORA KUAN is a poet and writer. Her debut collection of poetry, XING, was published in October 2011 by Saturnalia Books. She is the recipient of a Fulbright creative writing fellowship (Taiwan), University of Iowa Graduate Merit Fellowship, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference scholarship, Santa Fe Art Institute writer’s residency, and two Pushcart Prize nominations. Her poems have appeared in American Letters and Commentary, Boston Review, Conduit, Crowd, Fence, Indiana Review, New American Writing, The Iowa Review, and other journals. Her fiction is forthcoming or has appeared in Brooklyn Rail,The Iowa Review, Opium, The L Magazine, The Rumpus, and Wigleaf, and in 2010, she won The L Magazine’s Literary Upstart Short Fiction award. She has also written about contemporary art, books, and film for Artforum, Art in America, Idiom, Modern Painters, Paper Monument, PDN, and other publications. She was both a nonfiction and fiction fellow at the CUNY Writers' Institute in 2010-2012, and has taught at the University of Iowa, The College of New Jersey, and New York Institute of Technology. She works at an educational nonprofit in New York City.

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