Contributors / March 2014 (Issue 23)

Rhiannon Jenkins Tsang
ImageRhiannon Jenkins Tsang was born in Yorkshire and read Chinese at St. Anne’s College, Oxford. She made her first trip to China in the summer of 1986. She has worked in business and as a freelance writer in the UK and Taiwan. Her debut China historical novel The Woman Who Lost China was published by Open Books in June 2013. Daria Berg, Professor of Chinese Culture and Society at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, wrote of The Woman Who Lost China: "The new, must read China book. Rhiannon Jenkins Tsang knows China and writes with insight and passion.” The book was also highlighted in Rana Mitter's ten book literary tour of China in The Telegraph. Tsang’s poem, "Oxford is a Port", won first prize at the Melbourne Festival, UK, in August 2013. She is a former runner-up in the Woman and Home magazine short story competition and has had a short story about being an English mother in Taipei broadcast on BBC Radio Oxford. She works as an author and also runs Chinese Culture and Language Programs for businesses in the UK. She is a non-practising lawyer. Contact: @rhiannonjtsang [Interview]

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