Elaine Chiew

Elaine Chiew

Elaine Chiew is the author of The Heartsick Diaspora (recommended in the Guardian, The Singapore Straits Times, BookRiot, and Esquire SG) and compiler/editor of Cooked Up: Food Fiction From Around the World.

Her stories have won prizes, notably twice in the Bridport International Short Story Prize, and been anthologised in the U.S., UK and Asia, recently with BBC Radio 4 and in The Best Asian Short Stories 2021).

She mentors, teaches creative writing ad hoc, writes freelance and has worked as an independent researcher in the visual arts. She has an M.A. in Asian Art History from Goldsmiths London. In a former career, she was a U.S. trained attorney with a degree from Stanford and worked in New York, London and Hong Kong. The Light Between Us is her first novel and has been longlisted for the inaugural Cheshire Novel Prize.

You can find more information on www.epchiew.com and find her on Twitter @ChiewElaine, FB @epchiew.921 and IG @ epchiew.