Bea Chang is a writer, feminist, and traveler who was born in Taiwan, raised in California and New Jersey, and has traveled to 68 countries. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington, and her short stories and essays have appeared in the The Offing, Redivider, Bodega, Awesome Sports Project, Broad Street Magazine, Memoir, Toasted Cheese Online Literary Journal, and Colere: A Journal of Cultural Exploration. Her work has won the Beacon Street Nonfiction Contest (2022), nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and named a Notable Mention in the Best American Essays (2017) and the Best American Sports Writing series (2018). She is also the 2020 recipient of Anne G. Locascio Scholarship at the Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference.

She is currently somewhere, with her backpack, flip-flops, a pen and a stuffed alien, not bribing an immigration officer.