Cynthia Lim 

Cynthia Lim is a widely published essayist and the author of Wherever You Are, a memoir about her husband’s brain injury that will be published by Coffeetown Press in 2018. Currently, she is working on a memoir of her family's Chinese history. Her essays have appeared in The Legendary, Hawai'i Pacific Review, Rougarou: an Online Literary Journal, Kaleidoscope, Gemini Magazine, Hobart, Forge Journal, Wild Violet Literary Magazine and Witness Magazine. Cynthia holds a doctorate in social welfare, and recently retired as Executive Director for Data and Accountability for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Read her blog and find out more about Cynthia at