Stephanie Niu


Author's Bio

Stephanie Niu  is the author of Survived By, winner of the 2023 Host Publications Chapbook Prize, and She Has Dreamt Again of Water, winner of the 2021 Diode Editions Chapbook Contest. Her work has appeared in The Georgia Review, Lit Hub, The Missouri Review, Copper Nickel, The Offing, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship for community archiving work on Christmas Island’s immigration and labor history, through which she led free youth poetry workshops and published Our Island, Our Future: A Zine of Youth Poetry On Christmas Island.

Publications & Prizes

Survived By: An Atlas of Disappearance (Host, 2024)
She Has Dreamt Again of Water (Diode Editions, 2022)
Prizes won: 
  • 2023 Host Publications Chapbook Prize
  • 2023 Epiphany Fresh Voices Fellowship Runner-Up
  • 2023 Eric Hoffer Awards Honorable Mention (Chapbook Category)
  • 2022 Brooklyn Poets September YAWP Poem of the Month Winner 
  • 2022 Sandy Crimmins Poetry Prize Runner-Up
  • 2021 Diode Editions Chapbook Contest
  • 2021 Breakwater Review Peseroff Prize Finalist
  • 2020 Inverted Syntax Sublingua Prize Runner-Up (chosen by Khadijah Queen)
  • 2020 Storm Cellar Force Majeure Flash Contest Second Prize
  • 2020 Midway Journal 1000 Below Flash Contest Third Prize (chosen by E.J. Koh)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Children, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Schools, Women
Fluent in: 
Chinese, English
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Last update: Jan 06, 2024