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Tiffany Tsao - author shots

Tiffany Tsao is a writer and literary translator. She is the author of the novel Under Your Wings (US edition forthcoming in early 2020 as The Majesties) and the Oddfits fantasy series.

She also works as a translator from Indonesian to English, with works including Norman Erikson Pasaribu’s poetry collection Sergius Seeks Bacchus, Dee Lestari’s novel Paper Boats, and Laksmi Pamuntjak’s The Birdwoman’s Palate.

Born in the United States and of Chinese-Indonesian descent, her family returned to Southeast Asia when she was 3 years old. She spent her formative years in Singapore (8 years) and Indonesia (6 years) before moving to the US for university. She has a B.A. in English literature from Wellesley College and a Ph.D. in English literature from UC-Berkeley. She now lives in Sydney, Australia with her spouse and two children.

You can view her website there at www.tiffanytsao.com.

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