poet / writer / producer
Kirsten Shu-ying Chen is a poet, writer and producer with her MFA from the New School. She has recently been noted a finalist for the Autumn House Press poetry chapbook prize and a semi-finalist for the GRIST Pro Forma contest. She was also shortlisted for the 2018 DISQUIET International Literary Prize.
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PRINT: Hanging Loose Press. VIATOR. Indicia and more.
Awards: “Light changes in space” was a finalist for the Autumn House Press Chapbook prize and semi-finalist for Tomaz Salamun prize.
Hanging Loose Press (print).
Awards. Semi-finalist for the 2019 Grist Pro Forma Contest. Nominated by the Florida Review for Best of the Net 2018. Shortlisted for the 2018 DISQUIET International Literary Prize.
production. / screenwriting.
Chen produced the Hollyshorts award-winning comedic film “Fruit Detective” and the web-series “This is me trying.”
Chen’s original screenplay “Rebel Rebel” was a second rounder for Sundance’s 2019 Episodic Lab and scored an “8” on The Blacklist.
She is a writer/actor/producer for the NYC sketch team “One Prop Wonder.”
Also, she makes neon poetry.