Siang Lu

Siang Lu


Siang Lu is the author of Ghost Cities and The Whitewash, and the co-creator of The Beige Index. The Whitewash won the ABIA Audiobook of the Year in 2023 for its audio adaptation, which starred a large and diverse cast of fourteen actors. It also won the Glendower Award for an emerging writer at the Queensland Literary Awards and was shortlisted for a NSW Premier’s Literary Award.

In 2023 he was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Asian-Australians at the Asian-Australian Leadership Awards.

Siang holds a Master of Letters from the University of Sydney and has written for film and television for Singapore’s Beach House Pictures and Malaysia’s Astro network.

He is based in Brisbane, Australia, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Photo credit: Yuan Pan

All sessions by Siang Lu

Backyard Stories hosted by Claudia Nankervis

15 Jun 2024
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Steam Packet Hotel

Ghost Cities

16 Jun 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meeting Room 2