Editorial Board

Alex Chuang

Alex Chuang is a Taiwanese-American from Seattle, Washington and has a degree in American Studies from Oberlin College.

Andria Chiu Tattersfield

Andria Chiu-Tattersfield (dri) is a nonbinary student organizer who can usually be found laying in patches of grass or attempting to farm. They grew up in Taipei and are currently studying physics and philosophy in southern California. Things they are currently thinking about include environmental justice, trans identity and the intersection of science and society. They also love writing poetry, doodling and combining the two into comics!

Brian Hioe

Brian Hioe is one of the founding editors of New Bloom. He is a freelance journalist, as well as a translator. A New York native and Taiwanese-American, he has an MA in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University and graduated from New York University with majors in History, East Asian Studies, and English Literature. He was Democracy and Human Rights Service Fellow at the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy from 2017 to 2018.


Bryan Chen

Bryan Chen is a Taiwanese American soon to be pursuing a Master’s degree in Food Culture and Innovation at the National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism. Bryan is the founder, owner, and chef of The Militant Manatee, a Taiwanese food pop up restaurant based in New York City, and plans to restart the business after graduating.

Enbion Micah Aan

Enbion Micah Aan is a documentary photographer based in Brooklyn, New York.


Garrett Dee

Garrett is a writer living in New York City. His topics of interest are film & book reviews, international politics and technology.

Lee Tzu-Tung

Lee Tzu-Tung, artist, holder of the New Artist Society scholarship. Her works are mostly video installations related with political themes. She is also a MFA student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, now working in a Taiwanese legislator’s election campaign collecting the materials for her next art work.


Symin Chan


Symin Chan is a major in philosophy in NTU, working hard to be a writer. She hopes to reveal the real images of Taiwan.

Nicholas Haggerty

Nicholas Haggerty is an editor at The News Lens and a member of New Bloom’s editorial board. He occasionally contributes to Commonweal magazine based in New York.

Parson Young

Parson Young studied in New York University for his masters in Political Science. He is a member of the US branch of the International Marxist Tendency, as well as an English editor for New Bloom. His academic interest turned from African (especially East African) International Political Economy into Marxism.

楊進,紐約大學政治系碩士。國際馬克思主義趨勢(International Marxist Tendency)美國支部成員。破土雜誌英文編輯。在學時主要研究非洲(尤其是東非)國際政治經濟,後來興趣越來越偏向馬克思主義。

Peter Freestone

Peter Freestone is a migrant artist and cognitive labourer with a background in English linguistics and translation of Mandarin and Japanese. He is founding director of Batonic Projects, managing editor of White Fungus, and co-curator of Spectacular Atrophy, Printed in Taiwan, and Barrak Art Book Fair.

Shane Hu

Shane Hu, from Taiwan, currently lives in America. In 2014, he participated in the founding of New Bloom, he currently serves as Chinese language editor and will occasionally write a piece. He is concerned with society and politics, and is also quite interested in baseball, video games, and drink.

胡景祥(Shane Hu),台灣人,目前旅居美國。2014年參與破土成立,現擔任中文編輯,偶爾也自己動筆寫文章。關心社會與政治,同時對棒球、電動和小酌也有著無法割捨的情感。

Sheng Kao

Sheng Kao (高笙) is the 2020 to 2022 Oberlin Shansi Independent Fellow. She graduated from Oberlin College, where she majored in Biology. As a scientist and writer, she is interested in the transmission of knowledge and information, especially with regard to language.

SueAnn Shiah

SueAnn Shiah is a Taiwanese American musician, filmmaker, community organizer, and emerging theologian specializing in decolonizing faith, identity formation, racial justice, gender, and sexuality. She has a B.B.A. in Music Business with a Production emphasis and a Chinese minor from Belmont University and is currently attending National Taiwan University pursuing a Masters of Arts in Musicology.


Tiffany Yang

Tiffany Yang lives in Taipei.


90's baby, graduated with an unpromising degree of political science and economics from what Taiwanese called a "well-known" institution from America. Have wrote for several outlets and served in several election campaigns, always looking for interesting and mundane things to do simultaneously to affirm her ambivalence towards politics.

Wen Liu

Wen Liu is a Taiwanese activist scholar who writes and organizes around transnational queer movements, Asian American issues, and an anti-imperialist vision toward Taiwan independence. She is currently Assistant Professor in the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department, at University at Albany, State University of New York.

Yeh Jiunn Tyng

Yeh Jiunn Tyng, from Taipei, is currently studying medicine at National Yang Ming University. He focuses on transitional justice and labor issues for medical staff.


Yen-Ting Edward Liu

Edward Liu has a Master's in Statistics from Columbia University, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Social Welfare at Rutger's University. He is interested in the phenomenon of poverty and social inequality. Through deconstructing left and right ideology and the dialogue of the data sciences and empirical research, he hopes that this can become a topic of public discussion, and can lead to new ways of understanding.


Eathan Lai

Eathan Lai is a community member of New Bloom, with which he translates and writes occasionally. Formerly invested in socio-cultural anthropology, Eathan now tries to remember queer utopias and decolonial futures in Taipei. He also makes podcasts during the day and moonlights as a freelance translator.