Stephanie Han (MFA, PhD) is a writer, teacher, and education consultant. Her award winning short story collection “Swimming in Hong Kong” (AWP-Association of Writers and Writing Programs Grace Paley Fiction Prize finalist, 2015) will be published by Willow Springs Books (Eastern Washington University) 1 November 2016. She has received awards, grants, and fellowships from The South China Morning Post, Nimrod International Literary Journal, Santa Fe Writer’s Project, AWP, Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, VONA, and PEN-West Emerging Voices. She is the very first PhD graduate in English literature from City University of Hong Kong and has published across the genres (poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, literary criticism, journalism). Her work has appeared in numerous publications and anthologies including: KoreAm, Kyoto Journal, Louisville Review, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Ampersand Review, Cha Literary Journal Online, Eleven-eleven, Feminist Studies Journal, Monocle-UK, Contemporary Women’s Writing, Silver Birch Press, Origins, The Explicator, Strange Cargo (PEN West), Cheers to Muses (Asian American Women Artists), How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit (Signal 8 Press), The Queen of Statue Square (CCCPress), and New Asian Short Stories (Silverfish Press). She has filed copy for The South China Morning Post, The Oakland Tribune, Hong Kong Tatler, Foreign Correspondents Club Magazine, Hemispheres, and provided writing services for Save the Children Hong Kong, Mao feMao, City University of Hong Kong, and other organizations. She resides in Honolulu, Hawaii and Mui Wo, Hong Kong.