Inez Tan

Inez Tan is the author of This Is Where I Won’t Be Alone: Stories (Epigram Books, 2018), which was a national bestseller in Singapore. Her writing has won the Academy of American Poets Prize, and has been featured in Rattle, Hyphen, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, and Fairy Tale Review.

In 2017 she was a Fellow of Kundiman, a national organization dedicated to the creation and cultivation of Asian American creative writing.

She holds a BA from Williams College and an MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan, and is currently pursuing an MFA in poetry at the University of California, Irvine.

This Is Where I Won’t Be Alone sold out at the book launch at Kinokuniya Bookstore, Singapore.
This Is Where I Won’t Be Alone features stories on home and belonging, set in Singapore and abroad.
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  1. […] Inez Tan is a writer of short stories and poetry. Her first volume of short stories was published in Singapore last September where it became a national best seller. The ebook has just been released. At present, she is enrolled at UC Irvine as an MFA student studying poetry and is working on her first book of poetry. In the fall, one of her poems appeared in Hyphen Magazine. Tan teaches introductory writing courses at UCI. To hear more about the author, teacher and student, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Inez Tan is a writer of short stories and poetry. Her first volume of short stories was published in Singapore last September where it became a national best seller. The ebook has just been released. At present, she is enrolled at UC Irvine as an MFA student studying poetry and is working on her first book of poetry. In the fall, one of her poems appeared in Hyphen Magazine. Tan teaches introductory writing courses at UCI. To hear more about the author, teacher and student, listen to the complete interview. […]