Mary Jean Chan
Mary Jean Chan is the author of Flèche, published by Faber & Faber (2019) and Faber USA (2020). Flèche won the 2019 Costa Book Award for Poetry and was shortlisted in 2020 for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, the John Pollard Foundation International Poetry Prize, the Jhalak Prize and the Seamus Heaney Centre First Collection Poetry Prize. In 2021, Flèche was chosen as a Lambda Literary Award Finalist. Chan’s second poetry collection, Bright Fear, is forthcoming from Faber in 2023, with new poems forthcoming from Granta, The Oxford Review of Books and The London Review of Books. Chan is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (Poetry) at Oxford Brookes University and serves as a supervisor on the MSt in Creative Writing at the University of Oxford. They currently live in Oxford.