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Jeremy Tiang is the author of a short story collection, It Never Rains on National Day, and a novel, State of Emergency, which won the Singapore Literature Prize in 2018. His translations from Chinese include novels by Yeng Pway Ngon, Yan Ge, Chan Ho-Kei, Zhang Yueran, Su Wei-Chen, Yan Geling and Li Er. He also writes and translates plays, including work by Chen Si’an, Wei Yu-Chia and Zhan Jie. He lives in Flushing, Queens.

“Being able to spend a substantial period of time in Shanghai and getting to know the city allowed me to deepen the sense of place in my novel-in-progress. The M Residency provided enough support that I hit the ground running, while also giving me the space and time I needed to write and explore.”