Jasmine An is a queer, third generation Chinese-American who comes from the Midwest. A graduate of Kalamazoo College, she has also lived in New York City and Chiang Mai, Thailand, studying poetry, urban development, and blacksmithing. Her soulmate and forever muse is Sun Wukong, the Monkey King. Her poetry can be found or is forthcoming in publications such as HEArt Online, Stirring, Heavy Feather Review and Southern Humanities Review. As of 2016, she lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand continuing her study of the Thai language and urban resiliency to climate change.