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Jo Wu attends UC Berkeley, where she studies biology and creative writing. Her work has appeared in, among other publications, "Underneath the Juniper Tree's Best of 2012 Anthology," "Thrones of Desire," and "Amok: An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction." She also models under the alias Carmilla Jo.

Her short story, "Devoured by Envy," has been praised by Publishers Weekly as "the most Gothic of the successful stories" in the anthology "Darker Edge of Desire: Gothic Tales of Romance," out in Fall 2014.

Currently, she is working on a New Adult steampunk Little Red Riding Hood retelling.


I entered #PitchWars today! This was me all week long:


Seriously, I was such a good girl this entire week, even though I had just finished my internship last week. I didn't even procrastinate!

I'm nervous, but what I love about #PitchWars were the sheer number of writers I've connected with, and have been able to exchange query, synopsis, and sample chapter critiques with! It was like a revising... Read more of this blog post »
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