elaine chen

UI/UX design, writing, child-rearing, rabbits.

Senior visual designer at a major Canadian financial institution, working on online banking.

Previously I was an art director at SapientNitro, and created animations and interactive experiences for the Ontario Science Centre.

I live with my son in Toronto, and also write the occasional novel and short story.



Summerwood/Winterwood (CZP, 2019)

The Good Brother (CZP, 2015)

Selected short fiction

“Mother’s Teeth”, The Dark Issue 94 (Mar 2023)

“Collections”, Lackington’s Issue 22 (Fall 2020)

“More Than Salt”, Casserole Diplomacy and Other Stories: An On Spec 25th Anniversary Retrospective (Tyche Books, 2014)

“A Safety of Crowds”, Tesseracts Fifteen (EDGE, 2011)

“Threes”, The Dragon and the Stars (DAW, 2010)

“Wayfaring Girls”, Strange Horizons (Mar 2006)

“White Rabbit Triptych”, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet No. 13 (Nov 2003)


Contact me

elaine [AT] elainechen.com