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 is This Fish is Fowl: Essays of Being (Nebraska Univ. Press, 2019). 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-American diehard transnational, she used to inhabit the flight path connecting New York, Hong Kong and the South Island of New Zealand. These days, she splits her life between New York and the world. Follow her @xuxiwriter on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.