Rachel Heng

Rachel Heng's first novel, Suicide Club (Henry Holt, 2018) was named a most anticipated read of 2018 by The Irish Times, Gizmodo, Bustle, NYLON, New Scientist, ELLE, Bitch Media, The Huffington Post, Tor.com, The Millions and The Rumpus, and will be translated into 10 languages worldwide. Her short fiction has received a Pushcart Prize Special Mention, Prairie Schooner's Jane Geske Award, and has been published in Glimmer Train, Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner and elsewhere. She has been the recipient of grants and fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center, the National Arts Council of Singapore and the Michener Center for Writers.


You cannot halt a billion years of evolution. We were here long before you and we will be here long after.

A Hundred and Twenty Muscles

She watched as her classmates cooed and stroked and cuddled. A tiny flame seemed to burn within her.