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Jason Y. Ng

Author of Hong Kong Noir

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Born in Hong Kong, Jason Y. Ng is a globe-trotter who spent his entire adult life in Italy, the United States and Canada before returning to his birthplace to rediscover his roots. He is a full-time lawyer, a published author, a magazine columnist, a music reviewer for TimeOut and a resident blogger for the South China Morning Post (SCMP). His social commentary blog As I See It (www.asiseeithk.com) and leisure review site The Real Deal (www.realdealhk.com) have attracted a cult following.

Jason is the bestselling author of HONG KONG State of Mind (2010) and No City for Slow Men (2013). His short stories have appeared in various anthologies. Jason has been featured at the Hong Kong Book Fair, the Hong Kong Literary Festival and other international literary festivals. He has been profiled in The Apple Daily, TimeOut, the SCMP, various other publications and numerous overseas blogs. Jason speaks frequently at local universities and art festivals.

In addition to being a writer, Jason is an English teacher, classical singer, model and amateur photographer and interior designer. His other interests include alpine skiing, hiking and classical music.

Jason is also a social activist. He is an ambassador for Shark Savers' FINished With FINs campaign and an outspoken supporter of foreign domestic helpers, new immigrants and other minority groups in Hong Kong.
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