Vanessa Chan is a Malaysian writer who writes about race, colonization, and women who don't toe the line. Her work has been published/is forthcoming in Conjunctions, Porter House Review, Atticus Review, and more. Vanessa is a fiction editor at TriQuarterly and an assistant fiction editor at Pithead Chapel. This follows a twelve-year career in public relations, including most recently as director of communications for Facebook in California. Her writing has received support from Tin House, Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference, Aspen Words, and Disquiet International. She is at work on a novel. You can find her at www.vanessajchan.com.