illustration by  Sam Schanwald

illustration by Sam Schanwald

Yi-Ling Liu is a China-based nonfiction writer covering technology, culture & society. She has written for The Economist, The New Yorker, The Guardian & Foreign Policy on topics ranging from Chengdu rappers to rural live-streamers. She received the 2019 Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award and is a visiting scholar at the New York University Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

Previously, she reported for the Associated Press as an Overseas Press Club Foundation Fellow, worked in creative development for Sony Pictures & studied English Literature & Creative Writing at Yale. As an educator, she designs narrative workshops & has directed summer camps in Paris, Tokyo, the Berkshires, Hong Kong & Hangzhou.