Yiyun Li's work has been published in The New Yorker, Zoetrope: All-Story, and elsewhere. She has received grants and awards from the Lannan Foundation and the Whiting Foundation and was among Granta's Best of Young American Novelists.
Stories by Yiyun Li published in Zoetrope: All-Story: After a Life, Vol. 9, No. 2 The Proprietress, Vol. 9, No. 3 In Her Own Eyes, Vol. 12, No. 3 A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, Vol. 12, No. 1