Born in 1996 in Xi’an, Cheng Huizi is currently a PhD student at Beijing Normal University, specializing in contemporary Chinese literature. She has a master’s degree in modern literature from Peking University. She writes both fiction and non-fiction. Her short stories and essays have been published in a number of literary magazines, such as Shanghai Literature, Youth Literature, and more. Cheng Huizi was awarded the Best Short Story Prize at the 6th Youth Literature Awards in 2020.