Mandy-Suzanne Wong is an Afro-Chino-Cuban native of Bermuda. Her novel Drafts of a Suicide Note was shortlisted for the Santa Fe Writers’ Project Literary Award, named a semi-finalist for the Conium Review Book Prize, and awarded an honorable mention in the Leapfrog Press Fiction Contest. She is actively seeking a publisher for this work.
Her short fiction appears or is forthcoming in The Island Review, Conclave, The Hypocrite Reader, Dark Matter, Five on the Fifth, and elsewhere. Her story “Persimmon Wonderseeker and the Mystery of the Deadly Lambshade” was shortlisted for the Aeon award.
Mandy-Suzanne also writes creative nonfiction and scholarship. Her essays have been published in Volume!, Evental Aesthetics, The Hypocrite Reader, and anthologies produced by Open Court, Routledge, Oxford University Press, and Duke University Press. She holds a BA from Wellesley College, an MM from the New England Conservatory of Music, and a PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles.