Grace Yee

Is a poet, writer and researcher based in Melbourne, Australia. Her 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, 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 worked on a collection of poems engaging with the histories of early Chinese settlers in Melbourne and regional Victoria. This collection is currently being completed with the assistance of an Australia Council for the Arts Grant. Grace's PhD research (University of Melbourne, 2016) focused on settler Chinese women's storytelling in Aotearoa New Zealand. Her debut collection, Chinese Fish, is forthcoming with Giramondo Publishing in 2023.

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