• Juli Min, Editor in Chief, is a journalist who writes about travel, culture, and the arts. She is a Lecturer of writing at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. She is working on her first book, a memoir about her time as a KPop trainee. She also edits the Book Review & Fiction sections of TSLR.

  • Kenny Ong, Nonfiction Editor, writes about popular culture, politics, and contradiction. He has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Nonfiction Writing from Columbia University, works as a copywriter in Shanghai, and gnaws on a memoir about his parents’ life with the Khmer Rouge.

  • Ryan Thorpe, Poetry Editor, is a writer, teacher, and researcher. He is a creative writing lecturer at the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute. He has a PhD in Creative Writing from Oklahoma State University, and he is currently working on a creative writing textbook.

  • Mike Fu, Translation Editor, is a Brooklyn-based writer and Chinese-English translator. His current translation project is Stories of the Sahara 《撒哈拉的故事》 by the late Sanmao 三毛, forthcoming from Bloomsbury. He holds Masters degrees from Columbia University and Queens College, City University of New York

  • Alex Gobin, Visual Editor, has been in China for 4 years. He is the chief editor of HuArts, an online magazine focused on Chinese contemporary art. He is currently helping to write a comic book about one of the few French missionaries who lived in early-20th century Sichuan.


Contributing Editors & Designers:


  • Marc Loresto

  • Marine Ng Cheong Sang

  • Fuping Shao