Jeffrey Liao is a writer from New Jersey. He is a sophomore at Princeton University studying Public and International Affairs. His writing appears in Ninth Letter, The Baltimore Review, and Chestnut Review, among others. He is a 2021 Pushcart Prize Nominee, a 2020 National YoungArts Finalist in Writing, and a 2020 US Presidential Scholars in the Arts Semifinalist, among other distinctions.