E. M. Tran is a Vietnamese American writer. Her debut novel, Daughters of the New Year, is forthcoming this fall from Hanover Square Press. Her stories, essays, and reviews can be found in such places as Prairie Schooner, Joyland Magazine, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Thrillist, and Harvard Review Online. She completed her MFA at University of Mississippi and a PhD in creative writing at Ohio University. She was born, raised, and currently lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.