Xu Xi

Xi, Xu

Xu Xi is the author of nine books of fiction and essays. A Chinese-Indonesian from Hong Kong, she long inhabited the flight path connecting New York, Hong Kong and the South Island of New Zealand before returning to Hong Kong in 2010 to establish the MFA in Creative Writing at the City University of Hong Kong. Her 2001 The Unwalled City tackles the complex paradox of Hong Kong identity. Her novel Habit of a Foreign Sky was a finalist for the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize, while Access: Thirteen Tales explores a variety of Chinese experiences in the age of global travel. She has edited a number of anthologies of Hong Kong writing, including the recently released The Queen of Statute Square: New Short Fiction From Hong Kong.

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