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Grace Yee

Is a poet, writer and researcher based in Melbourne, Australia. Her PhD research (University of Melbourne, 2016) focused on settler Chinese women's storytelling in Aotearoa New Zealand. Grace's work has appeared in Overland, Island, Meanjin, Southerly, Westerly, Rabbit, Cordite Poetry Review, The Shanghai Literary Review, Women's Museum of California, Hainamana, Poetry New Zealand Yearbook, and Best of Australian Poems 2021, and 2022, among others. In 2020, Grace was awarded the Patricia Hackett Prize, and the Peter Steele Poetry Award. She was a Creative Fellow at the State Library Victoria (2019-21), where she researched early settler Chinese Australian histories for a collection of poems, Light Traps: A History, forthcoming with Cordite Books in 2024. Her debut collection Chinese Fish was published by Giramondo in June 2023, and awarded the Victorian Premier's Prize for Poetry, and the Victorian Prize for Literature in 2024.

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