Elaine Chiew is a writer based in London and Singapore. She writes freelance articles on Asian arts and culture, teaches creative writing, and is an emerging arts researcher. She’s the editor/compiler of Cooked Up: Food Fiction From Around the World (New Internationalist, 2015). Her most recent stories may be found in Potomac Review and Singapore Love Stories (Monsoon Books, 2016) which was nominated for the 2017 Singapore Popular Books Awards. She’s won prizes for her fiction (notably the Bridport Prize) and been shortlisted in several others, including Fish, Mslexia, BBC Opening Lines, and nominated for Best Small Fictions and named Wigleaf Top 50 Microfiction.