Alec Ash

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To say hello or for writing commission, please drop me a line: alec[at]alecash.net.

For pitches to the LARB China Channel, you can reach me at the email above, or at larbchinachannel[at]gmail.com.

For literary matters, I am represented by Rebecca Carter at Janklow & Nesbit (London): rcarter[at]janklow.co.uk.

For publicity queries about Wish Lanterns, please email Philippa McEwan at Picador: p.mcewan[at]macmillan.co.uk or Caitlin Thomas at Arcade for the American edition: cthomas[at]skyhorsepublishing.com.

For speaking engagements, I am represented by Sage, but please write to me in the first instance.

For links, very tiny thoughts and news of what I'm up to, please follow me on Twitter.

I live in Beijing, visit Hong Kong quite regularly and London less than I would like.

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Selected as a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week

"Compelling and beautifully written" – Prospect

"One of the best I have read" – FT

"Fascinating and insightful"
Paul French

"A talented young observer of today’s China"
Peter Hessler