Born in Macao in 1966, Sou is a visual and literary artist, who writes in both Chinese and English. During the 1990s, she wrote mainly drama scripts. Now her major literary works include novels, poems, short stories and poetry translation. As a painter, she has been showing her art works since 2002. One of her recent art project is New Gardens, a collaboration with Martin Zeller. The project combines photography and poetry mounted on Chinese rice paper in scrolls.