Kevin Kwan is the author of the international bestsellers Crazy Rich Asians, soon to be a major motion picture, and China Rich Girlfriend. Born in Singapore, he has called New York’s West Village home since 1995.
Catherine Lacey is the author of The Answers and Nobody is Ever Missing. She has won a Whiting Award, was a finalist for the NYPL's Young Lions Fiction Award, and named one of Granta Magazine's Best Young American Novelists. Her work has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch & German.
Peter Polites is a Greek-Australian writer from Bankstown. He is the Associate Director of Sweatshop: Western Sydney Literacy Movement and the editor of Ornaments from Two Countries, an anthology of LGBTIQ literature from Western Sydney and regional NSW. Peter’s short stories and essays have been published in Overland, Seizure, The Lifted Brow, Westside and The Big Black Thing. He is also the co-writer of the award-winning web-series, ILUVUBUT, http://iluvubut.tv/episodes/, and cowriter of Urban Theatre Projects’ production, Home Country, which premiered in the 2017 Sydney Festival. Peter’s debut novel, Down the Hume, was published by Hachette in 2017.