Liuyu Ivy Chen is a writer and translator. Born and raised in Yongkang, Zhejiang, China, she received a B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature from Beijing Language and Culture University, and an MFA in Creative Writing–Poetry from New York University. Ivy's prose and poems explore gender, family, migration, and folk culture through grassroots storytelling across geographic borders. She is specialized in translating artistic materials, literature, academic essays, and journalism content between English and Chinese for arts and cultural institutions around the world. She has worked for the Asia Society and the United Nations Population Fund, and is currently a program coordinator in the Art History Department at Emory University, advancing the Getty Foundation's Connecting Art Histories Program--Beyond the Northern Aegean.