Duncan Jepson’s current novel, Emperors Once More, the first in a crime series, publishes in March 2014. His previous published works include All the Flowers of Shanghai and the graphic novel, Darkness Outside the Night, which was highly acclaimed by Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan.

Duncan was the editor of the Asia-based culture and fashion magazine WestEast and one of the founders and managing editors of the Asia Literary Review. He is a social commentator on Asia and writes for The New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, Publishing Perspectives, South China Morning Post and Hong Kong Tatler.

He is also an award-winning director, writer and producer of five feature films and has produced documentaries for Discovery Channel Asia and National Geographic Channel.

A lawyer by profession, he lives in Singapore.