Shawn Hoo is the author of the forthcoming debut Of the Florids, winner of the 2021 Diode Editions Chapbook Prize.
His poems can be found in New Delta Review, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Queer Southeast Asia, Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine, OF ZOOS, and elsewhere. His translation of Lao She appeared in the Journal of Practice, Research and Tangential Activities (PR&TA). He is Assistant Editor at Asymptote, where he curates the Translation Tuesdays showcase.
He graduated with a B.A. in Literature from Yale-NUS College. Born in Singapore, Hoo is currently based in Shanghai and serves as a Global Writing and Speaking Fellow at NYU Shanghai.