Writer, translator, art advisor and traveller. Joy Chaung is a wandering soul, who calls no country and every country her home. She graduated with a Master of Philosophy from Université Paris 8, and has worked in galleries and as an independent art advisor alongside her writing. Motoko Smiles was selected out of over one thousand entries as the winner of the Cross Straits Literary Competition in 2011. She has published four novels and translated numerous more comics about Art from French into Chinese.