XU XI 許素細 is author of thirteen books of fiction and nonfiction, including Insignificance: Hong Kong Stories (Signal 8 Press, 2018) and a memoir Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For A City (Penguin, 2017). Forthcoming are This Fish is Fowl: Essays of Being (American Lives Series, Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2019) and The Art & Craft of Asian Stories, co-edited with Robin Hemley (Bloomsbury Academic, London, 2019-20). She is Faculty Co-Director of the International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier, co-founder of Authors at Large and fiction editor at large for Tupelo Press in Massachusetts. An Indonesian-Chinese Hong Kong native and U.S. citizen, she lives between New York and the world. Follow her @xuxiwriter on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.