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Tash Aw

Tash Aw


Tash Aw was born in Taipei in 1971 to Malaysian parents. He grew up in Kuala Lumpur and moved to England at the age of 18 to attend University.


Tash Aw is the author of three novels: The Harmony Silk Factory (2005), winner of the Costa First Novel Award and a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Novel and longlisted for the 2005 Man Booker Prize; Map of the Invisible World (2009); and Five Star Billionaire (2013), longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize.