Amy is a London based Hong Kong-Chinese playwright and a graduate of both Yale and Oxford universities. Her latest play ACCEPTANCE will premiere at the Hampstead Theatre Downstairs in March 2018, directed by Anna Ledwich and she is also under commission to the RSC. 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 she has also been part of the BBC Writersroom London Voices Group, 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 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. 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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