Bae Suah, one of the most highly acclaimed, innovative South Korean authors, is influenced by the German authors she translates including Kafka, W G Sebald and Jenny Erpenbeck.
Rachel Baker is a London-based barrister, specialising in family law. With experience of both Lincoln’s Inn and children’s homes. Nothing But the Truth is her debut novel.
Tew Bunnag was born in Bangkok. He writes about the contradictions between contemporary and traditional life in Thailand. Photo by Uma Bunnag
Cheon Myeon-kwan is one of the most famous and beloved novelists in South Korea. His award-winning novels have been published in various languages around the world.
Ryan Choi is an award-winning composer and musician, writer, and literary translator.
Benjamin Dix, senior fellow at SOAS and founder of PositiveNegatives ('true stories, drawn from life') is the co-creator of Vanni: A Family's Struggle through the Sri Lankan Conflict.
Tim Fitts is an award-winning short-story writer, whose debut novel, The Soju Club, was translated into Korean and published by Munhakdongnae.
Han Yujoo is a Bright Young Thing of Korean literature whose debut novel The Impossible Fairy Tale was published in 2017 and translated by Janet Hong, winner of the inaugural Society of Authors first translation award.
He Jiahong, ‘the John Grisham of China’ is a crime-fiction writer and professor of criminal law at Beijing People’s University.