Jay G Ying is a Chinese-Scottish writer, translator, critic, and MFA student at Brown University. He is a Contributing Editor at The White Review, and reviews for Harriet Books at the Poetry Foundation.
His publications include Granta, The Guardian, The Poetry Review, 3:AM Magazine, Modern Poetry in Translation, The White Review. His pamphlet Wedding Beasts (2019) was shortlisted for the Saltire-Calum MacDonald Award, and his second pamphlet Katabasis (2020) is a winner of a New Poets Prize. He is working on a debut collection of poetry as well as a collection of short stories.
His research interests include: experimental and avant-garde writers of colour; literature from the Asian diaspora; world literature; translation; global modernisms; postcolonial studies. He is a co-founder of the Scottish BAME Writers Network. Currently he is based in Providence, Rhode Island, and Edinburgh, Scotland.