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Tash Aw

Tash is the author of three novels – The Harmony Silk Factory (2005), which won the Whitbread First Novel Award; Map of the Invisible World (2009) and Five Star Billionaire (2013) – and a work of non-fiction, The Face: Strangers on a Pier (2016), finalist for the LA Times Book Prize.

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    Where Do Stories Come From?

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    What does it feel like to begin to imagine a novel? Acclaimed novelist Tash Aw gives audience members intimate insight into the writer’s creative process. Beginning in a far-away country, listening to the sounds of the night and his inner thought, the novelist begins to construct a world. The viewer will be a participant in the story-writing, allowing them to become an author of their own imagined work.

    Tash Aw

    Tash is the author of three novels – The Harmony Silk Factory (2005), which won…

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