Cover Photo: A photograph of a dozen tea eggs, unpeeled and on a flat surface. The eggs are a sepia brown with a network of dark brown crack-like lines across their surface.
Photograph by roternagellack/Flickr

Tea Eggs Have Always Tasted Like Home

In the first weeks after my arrival in Taipei, I ate more of these eggs than I’d like to admit.


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*Faux gagging noises*

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Dawson’s Creek

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Karissa Chen's fiction and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including Gulf Coast, PEN America, Guernica, and Longreads. She was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to Taiwan in 2015-16 and received a 2019 Fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts, and  is a proud Fellow of both Kundiman and VONA/Voices. She currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief at Hyphen, Fiction Editor at the Rumpus, and a Contributing Fiction Editor at Catapult. She is working on a novel.