Karen Cheung


Karen Cheung is a writer and journalist from Hong Kong. She currently edits essays on contemporary art for Asia Art Archive and monitors press freedom developments in Hong Kong as a correspondent for Reporters Without Borders. Previously, she was a senior reporter at Hong Kong Free Press, where she covered politics, culture, and legal developments.

Her essays, reviews, and features have appeared in the New York Times, Foreign Policy, The Offing, LA Review of Books’ China Channel, ArtAsiaPacific, the California Sunday Magazine, the Shanghai Literary Review, and many others. She is the co-founder of Still / Loud, an indie magazine about music and culture in Hong Kong.

She is the author of Parallel Universes, forthcoming from Random House.