Mary Jean Chan

Mary Jean Chan is a poet from Hong Kong. She was placed Third in the 2016 Bare Fiction Prize for Poetry, and has been shortlisted for the 2016 London Magazine Poetry Prize, the 2016 Rialto Open Pamphlet Competition, and the 2016 Resurgence Eco-Poetry Prize. In 2016, Mary Jean won the Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition in the ESL category for her poem “Wet Nurse”. Her work has been published in The Poetry Review, Bare Fiction MagazineThe London Magazine, Ambit, The Rialto, Callaloo Journal, and elsewhere. As a co-editor of Oxford Poetry, Mary Jean is currently a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London. Mary Jean’s article on Claudia Rankine’s Citizen is forthcoming in 2017 from The Journal of American Studies.


Agent Name: Emma Paterson