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Doretta Lau

LivingHealthy Contributor


Doretta Lau is a journalist, author, fitness expert and former karate sport champion, to top it all off. Among her many writing achievements, her debut short story collection, How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?, was shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award, long-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and was named by The Atlantic as one of the best books of 2014. Currently, Doretta splits her time between Vancouver and Hong Kong, where she is at work on a novel and a screenplay. 


“Stay in the present moment.”