JinJin Xu is a poet and artist from Shanghai. Her work has been recognized by honors from Poetry Society of America, Best New Poets, and fellowships from the Thomas J. Watson Foundation and New York University. Her debut, There Is Still Singing in the Afterlife, won the inaugural Own Voices Chapbook Prize in 2020. Her second chapbook, This Is My Testimony, was published by Black Warrior Review. Her films and performances have featured at Berlin’s Harun Farocki Institut and NYC’s Immigrant Artist Biennial. She received her MFA from NYU and is currently guest features director of Life, China.