Fiona Sze-Lorrain

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet


Author's Bio

Fiona Sze-Lorrain writes and translates in English, French, and Chinese. She works as an editor and zheng harpist. She lives in France.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Starry Island: New Writing from Singapore (University of Hawaii Press, 2014)
On Freedom: Spirit, Art, and State (University of Hawaii Press, 2013)
Silhouette/Shadow: The Cinematic Art of Gao Xingjian (Contours, 2007)


Sky Lanterns: New Poetry from China, Formosa, and Beyond (University of Hawaii Press, 2012)
The Ruined Elegance (Princeton University Press, 2015)
My Funeral Gondola (El Leon Literary Arts, 2013)
Water the Moon (Marick Press, 2010)
Journals: , , ,
Spoon River Poetry Review
Prizes won: 

2011 Eric Hoffer Book Award in Poetry, Honorable Mention /

2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in Poetry, Finalist /

2014 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, Longlisted

More Information

Born in: 
Raised in: 
Paris and New York City
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Last update: Oct 19, 2015