Elsewhere is the debut English-language short story collection by UEA alumna Yan Ge and is published this week by Faber (UK) and Scribner (USA). Yan was born in Sichuan, China, in 1984, and is a fiction writer in both Chinese and English. She graduated from UEA with an MFA in Creative Writing in 2020. She is the author of thirteen books, including six novels, and was named by People’s Literature magazine as one of twenty future literature masters in China. Her novella White Horse (Hope Road 2019) was translated into English by Nicky Harman and was previously shortlisted for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. The Chilli Bean Paste Clan (Balestier Press 2018) was also translated by Nicky Harman and was the recipient of the English PEN Translates Award. Strange Beasts of China (Tilted Axis Press, 2021) was translated by Jeremy Tiang and was runner-up for the 2021 Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. Yan’s writing in English has been published in The New York Times, TLS, The Stinging Fly, Brick and Being Various: New Irish Short Stories.