Jieyan Wang is a fiction writer from northern Idaho. From the 2020 National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, she is a Gold Medalist in Writing Portfolio, a Gold Medalist in Short Story, and an American Voices Medalist. She has been named a 2020 National YoungArts Finalist as well as a nominee for both U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts and U.S. presidential Scholar in Academics, pending semifinalist status. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in CutBank, The Bitter Oleander, Gone Lawn, and elsewhere. She is also a published math researcher and an Intel International Science & Engineering Fair Finalist.