Fu is a Canadian-born writer living in Seattle, WA. She is also Associate Editor of Maisonneuve magazine.
Her first novel For Today I Am a Boy won the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction, and was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and long-listed for CBC’s Canada Reads. Her second novel The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore will be published in early 2018. Her first poetry collection How Festive the Ambulance received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, and includes a 2017 National Magazine Awards Silver Medal winner and a Best Canadian Poetry 2016 selection.
Fu’s nonfiction credits include the Atlantic, the Times Literary Supplement, the New York Times, Hazlitt, NPR Books, and republication in Best Canadian Essays. She has received residency fellowships from the Ucross Foundation, Berton House, Wildacres, and the Wallace Stegner Grant for the Arts.