Shelly Bryant divides her year between Shanghai and Singapore, and works as a teacher, writer, researcher, and translator. She is the author of three volumes of poetry, Cyborg Chimera, Under the Ash, and Voices of the Elders; a pair of travel guides; and a translation of Sheng Keyi’s novel Northern Girls (Penguin). Her poetry has appeared in journals, magazines, and websites around the world, as well as in several art exhibitions, including Dark ’til Dawn, Things Disappear, and Studio White • Exhibition 2011. Her forthcoming works include a book on Chinese gardens for the RAS monograph series (in conjunction with Hong Kong University Press) and a memoir by You Jin. Learn more at shellybryant.com.