Ye Odelia Lu is an essayist, translator, editor, and occasional poet. Her words have appeared in Sine Theta Magazine, Columbia Journal, and are forthcoming at Epiphany Magazine. Lu translates from Chinese and Japanese, and has previously worked as the Print Translation Editor at Columbia Journal. An avid traveler, Lu’s academic and professional career spans China, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Lu serves as a 2021 Undergraduate Teaching Fellow at Columbia University, where she is a nonfiction MFA candidate. When she is not writing, she loves to study recipes and play video games.