Shu-Ling Chua was born in Melbourne to Malaysian-Chinese parents. Her writing focuses on sex, culture, feminism/femininity and growing up and has appeared in Feminartsy, Peril Magazine, Meanjin, Scum Mag and Triangle House Review, among others. She is working on a collection of essays on coming of age as an Asian-Australian woman and is a 2018 KSP Writers' Centre Fellow and 2018 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow.
Shu-Ling is a board member of Peril Magazine and was previously producer of Noted Writers Festival and Voiceworks non-fiction editor. She was shortlisted for the 2018 Woollahra Digital Literary Award, highly commended in the 2017 Feminartsy Memoir Prize and selected for the 2015 HARDCOPY manuscript development program.