Nancy Au

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Nancy Au's writing appears in Tahoma Literary Review, The Pinch, Lunch Ticket, SmokeLong Quarterly, Foglifter, Forge Literary Magazine, Midnight Breakfast, among others. She has an MFA from San Francisco State University where she taught creative writing. She teaches creative writing (to biology majors!) at California State University Stanislaus, and is co-founder of The Escapery ( Her flash fiction is included in the Best Small Fictions 2018 anthology. Her full-length collection, Spider Love Song & Other Stories, is forthcoming from Acre Books in 2019.


Cover Photo: photo by Laura Pontiggia/flickr
The Richmond

Mama and Baba refused to leave our foggy little Chinese hamlet. Although they had traveled across the world, now they would no longer travel east of Arguello Boulevard.

Oct 12, 2018