Short (100-word) bio:
Jami Nakamura Lin is the author of the illustrated speculative memoir The Night Parade (Custom House/HarperCollins and Scribe UK, 2023). A Catapult columnist, she’s been published in The New York Times, Electric Literature, Passages North, the anthology What God is Honored Here? (U. Minnesota Press) and many other publications. She received a 2016 National Endowment of the Arts and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, and a 2015 Walter Dean Myers Grant from We Need Diverse Books. Her work interrogates mythology, monstrosity, mental illness, and motherhood. Her essay “The Three Corpses” is shortlisted for a 2021 Chicago Review of Books Award.