Cheng Jiaoyang is an award-winning novelist and lecturer based in Hong Kong. She has won the third prize at the Hong Kong Youth Literary Awards and the Best New Writer prize at the Guangzhou Literary Urban Fictions Awards, and was nominated for Taiwan Times Literary Awards. Her first short story collection, ‘Dangerous Animals (《危险动物》),’ was published in 2021. Her fiction has appeared in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Chinese mainland on publication Hong Kong Literature, Zihua, Wenxun, and Fiction World. She also has non-fiction essays published for COSMOPOLITAN, Initium Media, The Paper, and World View.