Tiffany Tsao is a writer, translator, literary critic, editor, and human being.

Her debut novel The Oddfits was published in February 2016. Her translations of Dee Lestari’s Paper Boats [Perahu Kertas] and Laksmi Pamuntjak’s Aruna and Her Palate [Aruna dan Lidahnya] are forthcoming from AmazonCrossing.

She was born in San Diego, California, and lived in Singapore and Indonesia through her childhood and young adulthood. A graduate of Wellesley College and the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned a PhD in English, she has taught and researched literature at Berkeley, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Newcastle, Australia.

She holds an affiliation with the Indonesian Studies Department at the University of Sydney and is the Indonesia Editor-at-Large for Asymptote.

She currently lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and son.

Here is her blog. It is not bare-all, but it is honest, hard-working, and thrifty.

And here are the things she has written and translated.