Tomorrow in Shanghai was recently long-listed for The Story Prize. The title story, “Tomorrow in Shanghai,” first appeared in the Missouri Review and received an Honorable Mention for the Jeffery E. Smith Editor's Prize.
Congratulations Professor Chai!
The collection was also named a New York Times' Editors' Choice, received a starred review in Publishers Weekly, featured on the City Lights' blog as well as in Hyphen Magazine, Book Riot, Ms. Magazine's Must Read Books, among others.
From the press release:
“In a vibrant and illuminating follow-up to her award-winning story collection, Useful Phrases for Immigrants, May-lee Chai’s latest collection… explores multicultural complexities through lenses of class, wealth, age, gender, and sexuality—always tracking the nuanced, knotty, and intricate exchanges of interpersonal and institutional power.”