Yu Youyou, born in Sichuan in 1990, resides in Cheungdu. Youyou has been writing poems since the year 2004 and she has published the collections Seven Years (2012) and I’m Bait (2016). Her work has been translated into several languages including English, Russian and Swedish. In 2009, she won the “Annual Avant-garde Poetry Award”, awarded by Selective Poem Periodical. In 2010, she was ranked number one among the “Top Ten Avant-garde Poets” of those born in the 1990s. Youyou won the “Annual Poet Award” by Star Poetry in 2012 and the “Top Ten Young Poets of Sichuan” in 2013. Seven Years was selected by the Yangcheng Evening News in the “Annual Collection of Poems in Chinese Literature – List of 2012”. Her work is often featured at home and abroad in publications such as, Poetry Periodical, Star Poetry, The Moment, Chutzpah, Chinese Poetry and Selective Poem Periodical. She is the founder of the Poetry Website for Chinese College Students.