May Chong is a Malaysian poet and speculative writer, with previous works featured in Eye to the Telescope, Anathema Magazine, Apparition Literary, and LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction. In 2018, she made the Top 6 in the inaugural Malaysia National Poetry Slam. In 2019, her poem ‘Esprit d’escalier’ was nominated for the Rhysling Award. Her work has also been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. May tweets about birds, bugs, social justice and other curiosities at @maysays.