Siang Lu’s fiction and literary reviews have appeared in Southerly and Westerly. He holds a Master of Letters from the University of Sydney. He has written for television on Malaysia’s Astro network. In 2021, Siang won the Glendower Award for an Emerging Queensland Writer for his manuscript The Whitewash, which was published by UQP in 2022. The Whitewash was Shortlisted for the 2023 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards – Multicultural NSW Award. Wavesound brought Siang’s mockumentary novel to life with The Whitewash: The Audiobook, a multi-cast audio drama from the SquareSound Studios starring fourteen actors and has been Shortlisted for the 2023 ABIA – Audiobook of the Year. Siang is the co-creator of The Beige Index. He is based in Brisbane, Australia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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