Personal profile

Personal profile

Yen Ooi is a writer-researcher whose works explore cultural storytelling and its effects on identity.

She is currently working towards her PhD at Royal Holloway, specialising in the development of Chinese science fiction by diaspora writers and writers from Chinese-speaking nations. Her research delves into the critical inheritance of culture that permeates across the genre.

Yen is series editor for Brain Mill Press's science fiction imprint, Ab Terra. She was the narrative designer on Road to Guangdong, a narrative-puzzle driving game, and author of Sun: Queens of Earth (novel) and A Suspicious Collection of Short Stories and Poetry (collection). Her short stories and poetry can be found in various publications.

When she's not writing, Yen is also a lecturer and mentor.

Education/Academic qualification

International Business, MSc, Birkbeck, University of London

Commercial Music, BA (Hons), University of Westminster

English Literature, MA, University of Westminster

External positions

Series editor, Ab Terra, Brain Mill Press

Co-founder, CreateThinkDo

  • LSFRC Beyond Borders

    Francis Gene-Rowe (Organiser) & Yen Ooi (Speaker)

    10 Sept 202012 Sept 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference