Kim Liao has published short stories and nonfiction in the New York Times, Catapult, The Millions, The Rumpus, Salon, Lit Hub, Another Chicago Magazine, River Teeth, Fourth River, Fringe, and Hippocampus. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Creative Arts Research Fellowship. She wrote the Girl Meets Formosa blog, edited the Vernacular ensemble blog, and served as nonfiction editor of the literary journal Redivider. She has taught at Lost Lit and Emerson College. She holds a BA from Stanford University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College.