A native of Hong Kong, Barrie Sherwood grew up in rural British Columbia before moving on to Quebec, England, France and Japan. Since 2013, he has been Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities at Nanyang Technological University. Barrie’s publications include The Pillow Book of Lady Kasa (DC Books, Montreal, 2000), Escape from Amsterdam (Granta Books, London, 2007; St Martin’s Minotaur, New York, 2008) and The Angel Tiger and Other Stories (Epigram Books, Singapore, 2019). His short fiction has been anthologized in Best New Singaporean Short Stories Volume 4 and Food Republic. His fiction and non-fiction has been published in the journals Stand, The Istanbul Review, Matrix, Lighthouse, QLRS, Writing in Education, Asia Literary Review and TEXT. He lives with his wife and daughters in Singapore.