Rachel Heng was born in Singapore and lives in London. She graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a BA in Comparative Literature & Society. From August 2017, she will be pursing her MFA in Fiction and Screenwriting at the highly selective Michener Center For Writers, UT Austin, where she was awarded the James A. Michener Fellowship.
Rachel's short stories have appeared in literary journals such as The Offing, Prairie Schooner, The Minnesota Review and others. Her fiction has won Prairie Schooner's Jane Geske Award, was recently nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has been commended by the Huffington Post in their "15 Stellar Short Stories You Can Read Online" list.
Rachel's debut novel Suicide Club was published in the UK by Hodder & Stoughton as the super lead title for the Sceptre imprint and by Henry Holt in the US in July 2018.
Rachel can be found online at www.rachelhengqp.com and on Twitter @rachelhengqp.
Rachel Heng is represented by Juliet Mushens at Caskie Mushens Ltd.