Winnie's debut novel, Dark Chapter, won The Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize 2017. Taiwanese-American and raised in New Jersey, Winnie studied Folklore and Mythology at Harvard, and later Irish Literature as a George Mitchell Scholar. Since then, she has written for travel guides, produced independent feature films, programmed for film festivals, and developed eco-tourism projects. Winnie is currently a PhD researcher in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics. She is Co-Founder of the Clear Lines Festival, the UK’s first-ever festival addressing sexual assault and consent through the arts and discussion. She lives in London.