Linda Rui Feng a writer and a scholar, a practitioner and researcher of imaginative storytelling. As a fiction writer, she has been awarded a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Toronto Arts Council Grant, and residency at Willapa Bay AiR. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Green Mountains Review, Kenyon Review Online, Nimrod, The Saint Ann’s Review, Santa Monica Review, and Salamander. As a cultural historian, she is drawn to forms of writing with a strong sense of place in premodern Chinese literature. She is the author of City of Marvel and Transformation: Chang’an and Narratives of Experience in Tang Dynasty China (2015); these days her research explores how writers in the past used cultural technologies to represent and circulate spatial knowledge. Born in Shanghai and based in Toronto, she is currently finishing a novel about music, migration, and Mao.