Growing up in Guangzhou and Southern California, Jay Zhang is a literary translator currently pursuing their PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania. Academically, their interests lie in issues of religion, culture, and identity. Outside of school, they’re an avid fan of tabletop games, Xi’an food, and horror fiction.

Jay Zhang has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Hummingbird, Resting on Honeysuckles

FICTION by Yang Wanqing, translated by Jay Zhang in Issue 194 – November 2022

Red for temperature. Blue for ignition. Green for airflow. It takes four hours and forty-two minutes for you to finish your transformation into a pile of white ashes. I keep a patient vigil over those three primary colors on the cremator’s monitor, making sure that nothing is left behind. Nothing that can be linked to […]