Esther Lin

Esther Lin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and lived in the United States as an undocumented immigrant for 21 years. She is the author of The Ghost Wife, winner of the 2018 PSA Chapbook Fellowship, and was awarded the Crab Orchard Review’s 2018 Richard Peterson Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the Missouri Review Online, Pleiades, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. She is 2017–19 Wallace Stegner Fellow and currently organizes for the Undocupoets, which promotes the work of undocumented poets and raises consciousness about the structural barriers that they face in the literary community.