Amy Y.Q. Lin

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Amy Y.Q. Lin is a Chinese American writer. She serves as the books editor for Washington Square Review and a reader for One Story. Her work has been generously supported by Tin House and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Amy is currently an MFA candidate in fiction at NYU and holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Cornell University. She lives in Seattle and New York and tweets @amyliny.


Cover Photo: Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult
A Precious Stone

“A humble name. Shi Tou cannot be mistaken for a precious stone. To be something ordinary makes you less fragile.”

Dec 09, 2022