Zhen is studying Hispanic Studies and International Studies in Boston College. She is from Guangzhou, China, and during her college education she has been studying in Taiwan, the U.S., and Ecuador. She enjoys reading and writing about cross-cultural communication. She loves to study literature and is eager to explore more in non-fiction writing. Living and studying in different places has given her the understanding of and perspectives from different cultures. She is always seeking similarities among cultures and is observant of their clashes. She hopes to reflect the laughter and tears, the frustration and satisfaction of living in different spaces and time (zones).