Hello! I’m LiAnne Yu.
I focus on Asia Pacific + West Coast consumer culture, tech and climate, and I’ve written for the New York Times and Hawaii Business Magazine.
My work has received several national and regional awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Alliance of Area Business Publishers:
- (2021) Silver Medal in business reporting for “Three Ways to Pay Back Nature Before it Forecloses on Hawaii”
- (2020) Gold Medal in explanatory journalism for “Half of Hawaii barely gets by”
- (2019) Gold Medal in long form feature writing for “Opioid Nightmares in Paradise”
- (2019) Silver Medal in local reporting of a national story for “The Cost of Climate Change in Hawaii”
I’m also the author of Consumption in China: How China’s new consumer ideology is shaping the nation (Polity 2014), which has been reviewed by Foreign Affairs as well as the London School of Economics.
Find me at: email@example.com