Anica Liu was born in China and settled in Singapore since 2008.
Before she started to write short stories in 2014, she wrote popular science, as her major was biology and ecology in college. She is a multiple-time winner of Golden Point Award by National Arts Council of Singapore (2015, 2017 and 2019), and was on the longlist of Commonwealth Short Story Prize (2018 and 2020). She was also a reviewer of local theatre in 2017. Her stories were published in People’s Literature, Zhongshan, and Lianhezaobao.
For her, arts and literature shed light on the monumental and personal chapters in history, as well as the ambiguity of human nature