Annie Zhu was born in Nanjing, China, and moved to Canada at the age of seven. Her short stories appear in literary magazines and an anthology. She has a BFA in Film Studies from Ryerson University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. After living in Hong Kong and Paris, Annie is once again based in Toronto and runs the conscious lifestyle site Terumah.ca.

She is currently halfway through completing a collection of 13 short stories.