LUCY TAN author



Hi! I'm Lucy, and I write fiction. Though raised in the suburbs of New Jersey, I have spent most of the past ten years in New York City and Shanghai. My stories explore these and other spaces, with special focus on characters who have a shifting sense of what they call "home."

My debut novel, What We Were Promised, is forthcoming from Little, Brown (Hachette Book Group) on July 10, 2018. Stories have appeared in journals such as Asia Literary Review, Sixfold, and Ploughshares, where I was fiction winner of the 2015 Emerging Writer's Contest. I hold an MFA in creative writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and currently teach a novel-writing workshop at Catapult in New York City.