Shu-Ling Chua was born in Melbourne to Malaysian-Chinese parents. She is a Canberra-based writer and non-fiction editor for Voiceworks. Her essays, non-fiction and reviews have appeared in BMA Magazine, The Victorian Writer, Feminartsy, The Writers Bloc, Peril Magazine and other publications. In 2015, she was selected to be one among 26 writers in the ACT Writers Centre HARDCOPY manuscript development program. In 2016, she was producer of Noted, Canberra’s independent writers’ festival, and panellist at the Emerging Writers’ Festival.