Linda Rui Feng is a writer and cultural historian based in Toronto. Her prose and poems have appeared in journals such as Kenyon Review Online, The Saint Ann’s Review, Santa Monica Review, Salamander, and Washington Square Review. Her forthcoming novel, The Invention of Floating, traces the far-flung orbits of a family across two continents, and explores the themes of music and migration in the aftermath of one of China’s most tumultuous eras. At MacDowell, she began work on a second novel, a multi-generational story about an immigrant nanny at the end of her life. She also completed final edits for The Invention of Floating.