Angie Sijun Lou is the daughter of Chinese immigrants. Her writing has appeared in ZYZZYVA, BOMB, American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, Joyland, Best Small Fictions, Gulf Coast, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. With Karen Tei Yamashita, she is the co-editor of the essay collection Dark Soil: Fictions and Mythographies, forthcoming with Coffee House Press in Spring 2024.
She is a Fiction Editor at FENCE and a Ph.D. Candidate in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has received fellowships from Kundiman, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Tin House Writers' Workshop, Millay Arts, Ragdale Foundation, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, California Arts Council, and elsewhere.
She lives in Oakland and is writing her debut collection of short stories.