Emily X.R. Pan is the author of The Astonishing Color of After. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, but was originally born in the Midwestern United States to immigrant parents from Taiwan. She received her MFA in fiction from the NYU Creative Writing Program, where she was a Goldwater Fellow. She is a co-creator of Foreshadow: A Serial YA Anthology, the founding editor-in-chief of Bodega Magazine, and a 2017 Artist-in-Residence at Djerassi. Visit Emily online at exrpan.com, and find her on Twitter and Instagram: @exrpan.