Li Mei Ting received her PhD in Chinese Language and Literature from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her dissertation focuses on the cultural production and affective modernity of Hong Kong-based intellectuals and literati from the late Qing to the Republican era. Her current research interests include cultural history, fandom, popular culture and gender and sexualities in Hong Kong and among global Sinophone communities. She teaches literature and culture, popular culture, gender and media courses. She is also a cultural critic and writer. She is the recipient of the Award for Young Artist (Arts Criticism) of Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2018. She published many creative works and criticisms in newspapers and magazines in Hong Kong and Taiwan.