William Tham Wai Liang

William Tham Wai Liang

Writer-in-residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House in September – December 2018

William Tham Wai Liang was born in Malaysia but currently lives in Vancouver, Canada, where he serves as the senior editor of Ricepaper, a pioneering Asian-Canadian literary magazine. His first novel, Kings of Petaling Street, was published by Fixi London and shortlisted for the inaugural Penang Monthly Book Prize at the George Town Literary Festival.

Some of his other fiction and nonfiction has been published in Looseleaf, NANG, KROS, Scientific Malaysian, and Ethos Books. He also co-edited Currents: A Ricepaper Anthology with Karla Comanda and Leila Lee, and recently edited The Seven Muses of Harry Salcedo, a novel by Vincent Ternida.

Blog: http://acuriouswriter.blogspot.com.

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