Amy is a London based Hong Kong-Chinese playwright and a graduate of both Yale and Oxford universities. Her play ACCEPTANCE premiered at the Hampstead Theatre Downstairs in March 2018, directed by Anna Ledwich. In 2017 she was named on the BBC’s New Talent Hotlist, she was chosen to be part of the 2017 BBC Drama Room and previously the BBC Writersroom London Voices Group, she has been a member of writers groups with Tamasha, the Young Vic, the Criterion the Royal Court and she is currently on attachment with Yellow Earth. Her 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. She is currently under commission at the RSC and developing a piece for Iceandfire. Her first radio play TIGER GIRLS aired on BBC Radio4 in 2018. For the screen she is adapting ACCEPTANCE as a feature and previously 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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