Chen Chen's collection, When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities (BOA Editions Ltd., 2017) was selected by Jericho Brown for the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. Other recent honors include New Delta Review's Matt Clark Editors' Choice Award in Poetry, Syracuse University's Joyce Carol Oates Award for Best Group of Poems (selected by Ishion Hutchinson), and Texas Tech Univ.'s Warren S. Walker Award for Best Critical Writing in a Graduate English Course. He has authored two chapbooks, Kissing the Sphinx (Two of Cups Press, 2016) and Set the Garden on Fire (Porkbelly Press, 2015). His work has appeared in Poetry and The Best American Poetry, among other places. He is pursuing a PhD in English and Creative Writing at Texas Tech Univ., where he is Managing Editor for Iron Horse. He is also the Prose and Social Media Editor of Gabby Journal.