Born and raised in Hong Kong. Yu is a writer lives and works in London. After finishing her master degree in Gender Studies at University College London, she moved back to Hong Kong and has been actively participated in the Hong Kong LGBTQ movement by joining a local advocacy group Nu Tong Xue She. Putting her studies into practice, she writes film reviews and recommendations from a gender studies perspective and with a non-judgemental and sex positive attitude.
Her works address queer sexualities, identity, desire, migration as well as diaspora in the modern times. Her first book “Yung Yung” - a collection of short stories is published in Feb 2019, told a story of a French Vietnamese-Chinese girl and her love affair. The notion of second generation immigrant unfolds and is raised for discussion. And now she continues her quest of identity, belonging and loneliness by writing her second book.