Baylina Pu is a writer who enjoys secret libraries and making conversations with the local birds. Her work has been recognized by the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Yale Literary Magazine, perhappened mag, University of Virginia Writer’s Eye, and others.

At Yale, Baylina serves as co-creative director of WORD: Performance Poetry and as Literary Editor for the Yale Literary Magazine. Baylina also has experience in the TV/film industry and as an independent artist, performer, and musician.

Published Works

Coming of Age in an Ageless City

Oct 15, 2020

I wrote a personal essay for the Yale Daily News’ wknd desk about my summer in Chengdu, China.


April 4, 2021

Read my poem “Shenandoah” here, as published in perhappened mag.