Xiaolu Guo is a Chinese British novelist, memoirist, and filmmaker. Her novels include A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, I Am China, and A Lover’s Discourse. Her memoir Once Upon a Time in the East won the NBCC Award. Radical, a Life of My Own, is out now from Chatto. Named as a Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists in 2013, she also directed a dozen films, including How Is Your Fish Today (Sundance Official Selection) and UFO in Her Eyes (TIFF). She is currently
a Samuel Fischer Guest Professor at the Free University in Berlin and
a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.