Kevin Kwan was born and raised in Singapore before receiving his first degree in creative writing from the University of Houston. Later he moved to Manhattan for his BFA at Parsons School of Design. He earlier worked at numerous acclaimed magazines and consultedt for various firms, before pursuing his passion for writing. His debut work became the international bestseller of 2013. Crazy Rich Asians is currently being adapted into a feature film by Ivanhoe Pictures and Color Forces, the producers of The Hunger Games movie.
Kevin will talk about the ideas behind his successful novel, together with introducing the sequel China’s Rich Girlfriend. He will be in conversation with Srinthorn Chandraprasert, former editor of Hello! (Thailand) and media personality.