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Yilin Wang (she/they) is a Chinese Canadian writer, poet, editor, and literary translator. Her work has appeared in POETRY, Guernica, Words Without Borders, Clarkesworld, Fantasy Magazine, The Malahat Review, CV2, and other literary magazines, as well as in the anthologies The Spirits Have Nothing to Do With Us (Wolsak & Wynn), Asian Ghost Stories (Flame Tree Press), and The Way Spring Arrives and Other Stories (TorDotCom). She has won the Foster Poetry Prize, been longlisted for the CBC Poetry prize, been a finalist for the Aurora Award, and received an Honorable Mention in Canada’s National Magazine Awards in the Poetry category. Her debut book of poetry translations and essays on translation, The Lantern and the Night Moths, is forthcoming with Invisible Publishing. Yilin has an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and is a graduate of the Clarion West Writer’s Workshop. Find out more at www.yilinwang.com.
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