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Ling Ma

Ling Ma received her MFA from Cornell University. Prior to graduate school she worked as a journalist and editor. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Vice, Playboy, Chicago Reader, Ninth Letter and elsewhere. A chapter of Severance received the 2015 Graywolf SLS Prize. She lives in Chicago.

Genres: Literary Fiction, Science Fiction
   Severance (2018)
   Bliss Montage (2022)
Ling Ma recommends
Same Bed Different Dreams (2023)
Ed Park
"Totally astounding . . . Same Bed Different Dreams emits a prismatic intelligence operating on multiple frequencies. I didn't know I'd been waiting for a book like this until I encountered it."
Let's Go Let's Go Let's Go (2023)
Cleo Qian
"Perfectly askew, the stories in LET'S GO LET'S GO LET'S GO thrum with restless questioning and acute longing, shot through with tart, knowing observations. It seemed to vibrate in my hands as I read it."
Flux (2023)
Jinwoo Chong
"Brazen, exhilarating, fun, and surprising! I couldn't predict where this novel was going, but I was definitely along for the ride."
We Had To Remove This Post (2022)
Hanna Bervoets
"This novel gives us an acid glimpse into a new form of labor existing today, a job that extracts an immeasurable psychic toll. Fascinating and disturbing."
Little Rabbit (2022)
Alyssa Songsiridej
"A darkly sensuous tale of awakening that will quietly engulf you in flames."
Luster (2020)
Raven Leilani
"A beguiling fever dream of a novel, shot through with wistfulness, humor, and a kind of breathless, furious verve. You’ll find it impossible to put down."

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