Christine H. Chen

Welcome to my author page where you can find my fiction publications.

2023 (forthcoming)

“The Monster Within” in The Margins

“Mark My Words” in Cleaver, March Issue

“Love You to Pieces” in Waxwing, Feb Issue

“Invisible Enemies” in Flash Frog, February 27

“Secondhand Hand” in Bath Flash Fiction Anthology, Issue 7, print, tbd

“Girls Howling” in trampset, Feb 17

“Legend of Arabella The Great” in Visual Verse: An Anthology of Art and Words, Jan 29

“Portuguese Summer (flip to pg 51) in The Dribble Drabble Review, Jan 24

2022

“Specimen” in The Citron Review, Winter Solstice, Dec 21

“Clicking Together” in Visual Verse: An Anthology of Art and Words, Dec 20

“Cumulonimbi” in Pidgeonholes, Dec 13 (Nominated Best Microfiction)

“Our Castle” in Lunch Ticket, Issue 22, Dec 10

Invasive Species in Visual Verse: An Anthology of Art and Words, Nov 30

“Story of You” in CRAFT Literary, Nov 11 (Finalist in the CRAFT Literary Flash Fiction Prize 2021)

“Postscript” in Visual Verse: An Anthology of Art and Words, Oct 30

“Bones of Steel” in Bending Genres, Issue 29, Oct 18

“Eternal Night” in Visual Verse: An Anthology of Art and Words, Sept 15

“The Tale We Told” in SmokeLong Quarterly, Sept 19 (Finalist in the SmokeLong Summer Fiction Competition)

“Ten Thousand Reasons Why” in Visual Verse: An Anthology of Art and Words, Aug 15

“Questions I Collected from My Father” in Gordon Square Review, Issue 10, May 31

“We Were Once Combustible” in Hobart, May 9

“Boy Feeding Rabbits” in The Ekphrastic Review, May 6

“Name Your World” in The Pinch journal, Issue 42.1, print, April 8

“Mother, Daughter” in The Ocotillo Review, Issue 6.1, print, Feb 8

2021

“Raging Waters” in Gone Lawn, Issue 41 (Summer Solstice issue)

2020

“That Time of the Year” in Tiny Molecules, Issue 6 (Autumn issue)

“Bánh Mì in Chinatown” in Boston in 100 Words Contest, Inaugural Year, May, (listen on SoundCloud at the 2.12 min mark, see posters in Alewife MBTA station and Downtown Crossing)

Awards

Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship, Fiction/Creative nonfiction, 2022

Finalist in the SmokeLong Quarterly Summer Competition, summer 2022

Longlisted in Bath Flash Fiction Award, summer 2022

Shortlisted in the Ghost, Fairy Tale, and Mayhem Fiction Prize, Fractured Literary, 2022 (title is “Salty Feet,” unpublished)

Finalist in the CRAFT Literary Flash Fiction contest, 2021

Honorary Mention, Boston in 100 Words, 2020

Full Tuition Fellowship, Emerson College, 2017

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