Natalia S. H. CHAN (Pseudonym: Lok Fung) is a poet and cultural critic. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature & Cultural Studies from The University of California, San Diego, and is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural & Religious Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include film and cultural theory, gender studies, popular culture, performance studies, comparative literature, cross-dressing and fashion.
Her creative works include three volumes of poetry entitled Distance, Dislocation, and Flying Coffin, as well as two volumes of short stories entitled The Last Fairy Tale and The Carbon-Burning City. Her critical works include Butterfly of Forbidden Colors: The Artistic Image of Leslie Cheung, Please Stand Behind the Yellow Line: Traces of Time in Hong Kong Literature, Lyrical Writing of Light and Shadow, Dancing in the Maze and
Gender-Crossing: Male Impersonation in Hong Kong Cinema.