Mary Jean Chan is the author of Flèche, published by Faber & Faber (2019). Flèche won the 2019 Costa Book Award for Poetry and was shortlisted for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, the John Pollard Foundation International Poetry Prize and the Seamus Heaney Centre First Collection Poetry Prize. Her reviews have appeared in The Guardian, with criticism published in The Journal of American Studies (2018) and The Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry (2020). In Spring 2020, Chan served as guest co-editor alongside Will Harris at The Poetry Review. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Chan lives in London and is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (Poetry) at Oxford Brookes University.