Yan Sham-Shackleton is from Hong Kong and currently lives in Los Angeles with her son. She’s been published in anthologies and magazines internationally. Her writings and collaborative theatrical works are archived in NYU’s "Riot Grrl Collection,” and the Glasgow Women Library in Scotland. Reporters Without Borders nominated her former blog “Glutter" for a free speech award. She is currently working on a novel set during the 1997 handover of Hong Kong.