Claire writes fiction, blogs, criticizes (usually in the constructive way) and is a cultural worker. One of the visions who co-founded Hyphen magazine, she has also been a contributing editor at Other magazine, and has contributed criticism to the KQED arts website.
Claire also brings her inimitable style to the non-profit sector in administration. Which means she bosses folks around for good causes. Her big focus has been the arts and in the Asian American community. Her MFA in fiction came from San Francisco State University, and some of her fiction is published in McSweeney's, Farthing, and a forthcoming issue of The Encyclopedia Project. She blogs at her personal blogs "SeeLight" and "atlas(t)," and at Hyphen magazine's blog.
In her chapbook, a woman with the most thankless job in space will calculate a new kind of "cold equation" to get her home to port. In a fantastical place where adulthood is the biggest threat to adolescent boys, predators arise from unlikely quarters, and in a world with wonky physics and no gravity, a lone human learns the meaning of "reckless endangerment of alien life." This ought to get interesting. Check it out.