Vincent Chu was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area on an island called Alameda. He graduated from UCLA in 2005 with a degree in Sociology and minor in Public Policy. He works as a marketing writer. His short fiction has won several first prize awards in contests and has appeared or is forthcoming in Writers Type, WhiskeyPaper, and Tethered by Letters. Vincent currently lives in Cologne, Germany with his two turtles.