A. Y. Chao

A. Y. Chao is the author of Shanghai Immortal (Hodderscape, 2023). This fantasy novel stars the gloriously snarky Lady Jing, an outcast noble in the court of the king of Shanghai’s nether realm, who sets out to uncover a conspiracy to steal the Dragon Pearl, and finds her own identity - and a little love - in the process.

Born in Canada, A. Y. Chao has lived in the UK with her husband and daughter for some time. She is a recovering lawyer with a vicious xiaolongbao habit and a predilection for knitting.