Amy is a London based Hong Kong-Chinese playwright and a graduate of both Yale and Oxford universities. In 2016 she was invited to participate in the BBC Writersroom London Voices Group having previously been part of the Tamasha and Criterion’s Writers Groups, the Young Vic’s British East Asian Group and the Critical Mass Writers Group at the Royal Court and she is also on a two year Writers Programme attachment with Yellow Earth. Her most recent play SHANGRI-LA premiered at the Finborough Theatre in 2016 and she has previously had her work performed at the Soho Theatre, Arcola, St James Theatre and the Bread & Roses Theatre, amongst others. For the screen she wrote a short film PRELUDE TO A FEAST which won the Oxford University Film Foundation’s Screenplay Award. She is a published historian, fluent in English, German and Chinese and regularly translates contemporary Chinese plays into English.
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