K-Ming Chang

K-Ming Chang is a Kundiman fellow and Lambda Literary Award finalist. Her debut novel BESTIARY is forthcoming from One World / Random House in September 2020. She lives in New York.


One day I woke up & my grandmother was in the kitchen frying the cricket in a peppered pan & I thought it was better that way, for the cricket to be swallowed & carried inside a body so that it would never know lonely.

Half Moon Bay

He said once: the moon is a man who will marry you someday. At the bay, my wife calls to me in a language he never knew. Her mouth around my name: the moon.