Dana Liu is a writer living in Taiwan, writing about the Asia-Pacific

In The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, Czech novelist Milan Kundera writes, “The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.”


Dana Liu lives in Taiwan, where she teaches at National Taiwan University. She has worked in journalism and think tanks, including The Atlantic Council, the World Bank, Asiaweek, the Economist Intelligence Unit, the Asian American Writer’s Workshop, and Hunter College (CUNY). She has a B.A. in Chinese History from Cornell University, an M.A in International Relations/China Studies from Johns Hopkins School of International Studies and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The New School. She spent a year in Nanjing in the late 1990s, studying with professors at Nanjing University.

Novel summary: A student is researching a mysterious female writer when her professor disappears. A dangerous man shows up, and she must finish her research to uncover a story about writing, subjectivity and the state in contemporary China.


For more information about her writing, please contact Dana at: danaliu.nyc@gmail.com.

Or find her on social media:

Twitter:           Dana Liu@celadonnyc

Instagram:       Dana Liu@red_celadon

Website:          danawuceladon.com