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About Me

She is an Asian-American writer with a keen interest in trauma theory, adoption, jellyfish, science writing, archival transcriptions, and white space. When she's not writing, she's horseback riding or boxing. She lives in Massachusetts with her partner and two cats.

Tianli Kilpatrick is an essayist, editor, and equestrian. She received her BA in English from Allegheny College and her MA in Creative Nonfiction from Northern Michigan University where she also taught composition and literature.


She has worked as an editor for Passages North and Split Lip Magazine. Currently, she is a poetry editor for The Worcester Review and a digital volunteer transcriptionist for the Smithsonian. Her work has been published, or is forthcoming, in DIAGRAM, TIMBER, The Portland Review, and others.

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