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Esther Lin

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 Poetry Society of America’s Chapbook Fellowship. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Adroit, Copper Nickel, Cortland Review, Crazyhorse, Drunken Boat, the Missouri Review, Vinyl, and elsewhere. She was awarded the Crab Orchard Review’s 2018 Richard Peterson Poetry Prize, and was a recipient of the inaugural Undocupoets fellowship and a Poets House Emerging Poets fellowship.