On Landscapes and Specific Lives
25th July, 2018
Travel, tourism and the act of writing in an age of ecological crisis.
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.