Kim Liao is a 2010-2011 Fulbright Research Fellow, and has also received writing grants from Harvard and Stanford Universities. Her nonfiction has appeared and is forthcoming in Fourth River, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Hippocampus, and others. Her essays were also short-listed for awards by Bellingham Review and Fourth Genre. She currently lives in New York City where she is finishing her first book, Girl Meets Formosa, a family memoir and adventure story. You can find out more about her writing projects at GirlMeetsFormosa.com.