Beverly Tan Murray is a Chinese-American author who emigrated from Singapore to Orange County, California at age sixteen. Her work has been published in The Southampton Review, The James Franco Review, AWAY Journal, Linden Avenue Literary Journal, The New Tropic, and The South China Morning Post. Beverly was a finalist for Glimmer Train’s July/August 2016 Fiction Open, and received Honorable Mention for the Cincinnati Review’s Robert and Adele Schiff Award in 2016. She is a two-time VONA/Voices fellow, and attended the 2017 Key West Literary Workshop. Her work addresses themes of immigration, exile, gentrification, and life in liminal spaces. She has yet to find the perfect char xiu bao, but will never stop trying.
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