Ling Ma

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About the Author

Ling Ma is the author of Severance, a New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year and winner of the Whiting Award, the NYPL Young Lions Award, the Kirkus Prize, and the VCU Cabell First Novelist Prize. She received her MFA from Cornell University. Prior to graduate school she worked as a journalist and editor. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Vice, Playboy, Chicago Reader, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere. She lives in Chicago.