Elsie Sze grew up in Hong Kong and now resides in San Mateo, California. Her novels, Hui Gui: a Chinese story (2005) and The Heart of the Buddha (2009) received nominations for Foreword Magazine’s Book Awards in fiction categories. Elsie won the inaugural Saphira Prize for her manuscript “Ghost Cave: a novel of Sarawak”. Published by WiPS in 2014, it is distributed worldwide.
Hong Kong based author, Sheetal Tahilramani is a mother of 3, who writes children books for young children that tackle emotions such as fear, anxiety from change, and kindness. She also writes on the subjects of parenting and education as a freelance writer for magazine publications such as Playtimes and Mamalode.
Maureen is a writer and member of SCBWI. A former lawyer and corporate financier, she has lived, studied and worked in Malaysia, Japan, Canada and the UK before relocating to Hong Kong over 12 years ago. Maureen's creative works were first published in 2019 by Cha and the Asian American Writer's Workshop. She is unapologetically Malaysian.
Luisa Ternau studied literature at the University of Trieste in Italy and then gained an MA in modern English literature at King’s College London. She has enjoyed living and working in a number of countries in three continents: Europe, America and Asia. Luisa won a third prize in the Proverse Poetry Prize for Single Poems 2016.
Edith Terry is a journalist and author who has written widely on subjects ranging from East Asian political economy to sustainability to arts and design. She is a former correspondent and editor for The China Business Review, BusinessWeek Magazine, the Globe and Mail Newspaper, and the South China Morning Post, where she was editor of the opinion pages from 2002-2004.
Currently living in Macau, Deb is an academic editor with a focus in medicine, veterinary medicine and nursing. She has worked in peer-reviewed research in Canada and the US, and at a number of universities, editing graduate and undergraduate courses in subjects from anaesthesia to water treatment. She particularly enjoys working with authors for whom English is a second language.
Irene has been a learning and development professional in the service and luxury retail industries for 20 years. A native of Hong Kong, she received her secondary and tertiary education in Canada, and completed graduate studies in comparative literature, Buddhist studies and creative writing in Hong Kong. Her story won the SCMP/RTHK Top Story Competition in 2012. She also wrote a play for the 10-Minute Play Festival in 2014.
Anne is an experienced editor and writer in educational publishing. Previously, she worked as an editorial consultant at Oxford University Press and as an editor in the K-12 ELT division at McGraw-Hill Education and Time Life in Hong Kong. Anne is the author of a series of six dinosaur books for young children published by Marshall Cavendish.
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