Doris W. Cheng is an immigrant Taiwanese American writer and Assistant Fiction Editor at Bellevue Literary Review

She is the author of a fiction chapbook, Earthling  (Word West Press, 2021), and her stories and essays have been published in Shenandoah, New Orleans Review, Witness, Berkeley Fiction Review, The Normal School, The Cincinnati Review, and other literary magazines. 

Doris holds an MA in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. Her writing has received support from Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Tin House Workshops, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts


STILL THE WATER is a Finalist for the 2023 PEN / Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction!

Read the first chapter of this novel manuscript in SHENANDOAH's Fall 2022 issue: