Jessica Yen

Art Discipline: 
Portland, OR
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Mar 20, 2023 to Mar 31, 2023

Jessica Yen is a Chinese American author whose work explores the intersection of memory, family, culture, language, identity, and history. She is a 2022 Oregon Literary Fellow in Creative Nonfiction, and her work has appeared in Fourth Genre, Oregon Humanities, and Best American Travel Writing, among others. She is currently working on a memoir. By day, she writes and edits for non-profits, university departments and scholars, and clinics who seek to address health inequities.