Jay G. Ying

Jay G. Ying is a Chinese-Scottish poet, fiction writer, critic and translator based in Edinburgh. His work has appeared in or is forthcoming from the Guardian, Granta, The Poetry Review, Modern Poetry in Translation and Asymptote, among others. He is a winner of a 2019 New Poets Prize. His debut pamphlet Wedding Beasts was published by Bitter Melon in 2019, and was shortlisted for the Saltire Society’s Callum MacDonald Memorial Award 2019. His second pamphlet Katabasis will be published in 2020 by the Poetry Business. He is a co-founder of the award-winning Scottish BAME Writers Network and a contributing editor at The White Review.