Mary Chen (BFA, Creative Writing)

Mary Chen is a writer and artist of colour who lives and creates on unceded Coast Salish territories. Her writing has appeared in multiple Canadian literary magazines and in 2017 was anthologized in Currents: A Ricepaper Anthology. At UBC, she was heavily involved as the Editor-in-Chief of The Garden Statuary, the English department’s undergraduate literary journal, and also as the Editorial Assistant of Canadian Literature, Canada’s premier academic journal. In 2018, Mary graduated as a UBC Wesbrook Scholar with a BFA in Creative Writing (Major) and Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies (Minor). Find her work and get in touch with Mary at