Janelle is an orange wine fanatic, educator, and dangly earring enthusiast. She was born and raised in Singapore, and lives in Brooklyn.

Her poems appear in Poetry, Gulf CoastMichigan Quarterly Review, Split Lip, Muzzle, and elsewhere. Her personal essays appear in The Margins and The Southampton Review.

She earned an MFA from NYU, and is the Assistant Interviews Editor at Singapore Unbound. Her work has received fellowships from Brooklyn Poets and NYU’s Global Research Institute.

Janelle Tan