Liwen Xu

Liwen Xu is a writer from the SF Bay Area. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Boulevard, X-R-A-Y Lit Mag, The Journal, Sine Theta Magazine, and the Asian Art Museum, and has been recognized by Passages North and F(r)iction. She is an alumna of the Tin House Writing Workshop and Sewanee Writers Conference, and is a fiction editor for The Rumpus. In her free time, she’s frequently running park trails, exploring new pockets of cities, and curating a haiku food Instagram @bon_appepoetry.

In the End

In the end, God lifted us up into the sky, perhaps on arks, perhaps in fever dreams, and we remained asleep as we floated up, dreamless and still.