Jieyan Wang

First Reader

Jieyan Wang is a high school senior from northern Idaho who joined the editorial staff of Polyphony Lit in 2019. She is an alumna of both the Iowa Young Writers' Studio and the Adroit Mentorship Program. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Bitter Oleander, Gone Lawn, Border Crossing, and many other literary journals. She is also the recipient of several national writing awards, including the Lake Superior State University High School Short Story Prize, the Apprentice Writer Outstanding Prose Prize, and multiple Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.