Joyce Chen

Joyce Chen is a journalist, a writer, a doodler, and a schemer. She is currently pursuing an MFA in creative nonfiction at The New School in New York City, and her writings have been published in Hyphen magazine, People magazine, the New York Daily News, Us Weekly, Los Angeles magazine, and the Los Angeles Daily News, among others.

Stories By Joyce Chen

Sounds Like Teen Spirit

A young woman with a weakened sense of smell, and a heightened love of music, explores the science behind why songs can have such a powerful pull on memory and emotions—especially...