Lakambini (Bing) Sitoy currently teaches English at Studieskolen and Cambridge Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark. She has published three books of fiction (Filles de Sweethaven, Jungle Planet and Mens Rea). She holds an MA from Roskilde University, Denmark, in the fields of English Studies and Cultural Encounters, both under the Department of Culture and Identity. She paints in pastel in her spare time. Bing was a semi-finalist in the Man Asian Prize (2008), has received numerous prizes in the Philippines (Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards, a National Book Award, prizes sponsored by magazines). As a journalist, Sitoy was a lifestyle and cultural section editor for various papers, and was a columnist and section editor for the Manila Times. She received the David T.K. Wong fellowship from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom in 2003. She is a permanent resident of Denmark.