- About the Author
The shooting of Molly’s childhood friend in London’s Chinatown has led her from Batu Pahat in Malaysia to the British capital to find answers. Who murdered him? And why? She soon becomes embroiled in a web of deceit spun in an immigrant enclave shrouded in secrecy as her past catches up on her. The Arches of Gerrard Street is a coming-of-age novel about a young girl from a small town thrust into a big city finding her way back to herself.
Grace Chia is the author of three poetry collections, a couple of prose titles and non-fiction commissions. Her work has been widely anthologised internationally, from Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong to the US, and translated into French, German, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian and Serbo-Croat. She has been awarded writing residencies at Nanyang Technological University as well as Toji Cultural Centre and Seoul Art Space Yeonhui in South Korea. She has judged poetry competitions including The Hawker Prize for Southeast Asian Poetry and Golden Point Award, mentored aspiring writers under the National Arts Council and taught creative writing at the university and pre-tertiary levels. The Arches of Gerrard Street is her second novel.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 268
Year Published: 2021