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Kou Chen is a Taiwanese American cartoonist who grew up in California, then Taipei, Taiwan, and currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. He makes fantasy and romance comics, and is one of three in The Yam Fam, a comics collective making risograph zines about life and love.

Contact: kouchen.art [at] gmail [dot] com
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COLLECTIVE
The Yam Fam @ yamfamcomics.com
— The Yam Fam makes queer romance comics & risograph zines

UPCOMING CONVENTIONS
Small Press Expo 2019
Anime NYC 2019

WORKS
2019 – How To Wait, comics anthology contributor
2017 – Buds, writer and artist (with Emily Forster)
2017 – Goths on Ice, a Yuri!!! on ICE risograph zine, contributor
2017 – New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei
comics anthology contributor
2017 – Boy, I Love You, comics anthology editor & contributor
2016 – ELEMENTS: Fire, comics anthology contributor
2016 – The Other Sidecomics anthology contributor

APPEARANCES
2019 – “Building Community Around Your Work”
panelist, Flame Con
2019 – “World-building from the Inside Out: How Identity &
Experience Inform the Worlds We Create”

moderator, New York City Queers & Comics Conference
2017 – “Sweaty Pages: Comics and Erotics”
panelist, Toronto Comic Arts Festival
2017 – “Redefining Masculinity”
panelist, San Francisco Queers & Comics Conference
2017 – “World Building and Queer Futures”
panelist, San Francisco Queers & Comics Conference
2015 – “Creating Trans and Genderqueer Characters in Comics”
panelist, New York City Queers & Comics Conference

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