Eva Lou is a Taiwanese-born, American-educated writer who has called Hawaii, New York, Seoul, and Paris her home. She has a BA in Comparative Literature from Brown University and a MFA in Writing from Columbia University. Her short stories and poems have been anthologized in America and France. Her first collection of short stories, Rapture/d’extases, was published by Editions Lanore in France in a bilingual edition. Her novel-in-progress, QUIETUDE, is a finalist of the James Jones First Novel Award. She is the founder of Madeleine Editions, an international independent publishing house for children.