Yolanda Yu

Yolanda Yu

Writer

Yolanda Yu is a multi-time winner of the Golden Point Award. Her book Neighbor's Luck, a collection of short stories, was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Award 2020. Yolanda's work has been featured in Lianhe Zaobao, Cha Journal, New York Times Travel, Zuopin Magazine and Guangxi Literature Magazine. She and Shivaji Das have written two books together: The Visible Invisibles: Stories of Migrant Workers in Asia (2022), and Rebels, Traitors, Peacemakers: True Stories of Love and Conflict in Indian-Chinese Relationships (2024), both published by Penguin Random House SEA.

Shivaji Das and Yolanda Yu, the authors of Rebels, Traitors, Peacemakers: True Stories of Love and Conflict in Indian-Chinese Relationships. (Photo: Zhao Lancing)

The tragi-comic lives of Indian-Chinese couples

Shivaji Das and Yolanda Yu, an interracial couple and the authors of Rebels, Traitors, Peacemakers: True Stories of Love and Conflict in Indian-Chinese Relationships, share their thoughts and findings of their time collecting stories on the lives of Indian-Chinese couples.