Doris W. Cheng is a Taiwanese American writer and editor. Her work appears in Boston Review, Shenandoah, New Orleans Review, Witness, The Normal School, The Cincinnati Review, and other literary magazines. She is the author of a fiction chapbook, Earthling  (Word West Press, 2021).

A Finalist for the 2023 PEN / Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, she has received support from Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Tin House Workshops, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

She is Associate Fiction Editor for Bellevue Literary Review and holds an MA in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. 


"Keep Your Enemies Close," an excerpt from a work-in-progress, appears in the Fall 2023 issue of Boston Review

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