Yi Shun Lai (say “yeeshun” for her first name; “lie” for her last) has been a writer and editor for 25 years. She is the fiction editor and co-publisher of the Tahoma Literary Review, having previously served as its nonfiction editor. Her column on the craft of writing and the art of publishing appears every month in The Writer magazine. 

Her debut novel, Not a Self-Help Book: the Misadventures of Marty Wu, was a semi-finalist for the Thurber Prize in American Humor. Her memoir, PIN UPS, will be published in August 2020 by Homebound Publications’ Little Bound Books imprint. She teaches in the online MFA program at Southern New Hampshire University, adjuncts as a creative writing professor at the University of La Verne, and edits books for Book Launchers.

Kate Gale

Visiting Writer/Editor

Ryan Walsh

Visiting Writer

Erika T. Wurth

Visiting Writer

Kristina Marie Darling

Visiting Writer

Xu Xi

Visiting Writer

Sonali Chanchani

Visiting Agent