Yiru Zhang

Yiru Zhang was born in Nanjing, China, and has works forthcoming or published in Boston Review, Columbia Journal, DIAGRAM, The Florida Review, Reed Magazine, Tahoma Literary Review, and elsewhere. She is the winner of the Aura Estrada Short Story Contest and Columbia Journal’s Short Story Contest, and is a finalist for the John Steinbeck Award for Fiction. She works as a literary reporter and translates English short stories into Chinese.

Yiru Zhang



Before our company disappeared, we worked in an old three-story house in Shanghai. Every time I stepped on the aged floor it would make a squeaky, poignant sound as if […]

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