Vanessa Chan


Vanessa Chan is a Malaysian writer who writes about identity, colonization, and women who don’t toe the line. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Conjunctions, The Rumpus, PidgeonholesPorter House Review, and more. Vanessa is a Fiction Editor at TriQuarterly, an Assistant Fiction Editor at Pithead Chapel, a reader for One Story, and an MFA candidate at The New School. This follows a twelve-year career in public relations, including most recently as director of communications for Facebook. Her writing has received support from Tin House, Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference, Aspen Words, and Disquiet International.