Xu Xi 許素細 is the author of nine books of fiction & essays. Recent titles are Access Thirteen Tales (2011) and the novel Habit of a Foreign Sky (2010), finalist for the Man Asian Literary Prize. She is also editor of four anthologies of Hong Kong writing in English, including The Queen of Statue Square: New Short Fiction from Hong Kong (2014). A Chinese-Indonesian native of Hong Kong, she has long inhabited the flight path connecting New York to Hong Kong. She is currently Writer-in-Residence at City University of Hong Kong where she directs Asia's first low-residency MFA. See www.xuxiwriter.com.