Judith Huang





  • an excerpt from Sofia and the Utopia Machine


A three-time winner of the Foyle Young Poet of the Year Award and a graduate from Harvard University with an A.B in English and American Literature and Language, Judith Huang works as a writer, editor and translator. 

Her bestselling first novel, Sofia and the Utopia Machine, was shortlisted for the Epigram Book Fiction Prize 2017. It was published in 2018 and the first print run of the book sold out within six months. At the moment, the book is being adapted into an audiobook.

Judith’s other works have been featured in various anthologies, including Prairie Schooner, Asia Literary Review, QLRS, Cha, and Asymptote. She has been interviewed by a number of print and new media outlets such as The Straits Times, China Daily and the South China Morning Post (which has also published her opinion editorials).

As a translator, she has translated the works of many writers for the National Library Board, including four books of Chinese poetry by Cultural Medallion winner, Yeng Pway Ngon. 

Judith has previously worked for Ethos Books, as well as a writing tutor in both the Division of Humanities and the Writers' Centre at Yale-NUS College. Based between Singapore and Australia, she is currently taking her international MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Literary Translation and is working on her second novel, By The Nose

Outside of writing, she counts knitting, coding and bunny-minding as her hobbies.

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