Jing-Jing Lee

Jing-Jing Lee


Born and raised in Singapore, Jing-Jing graduated from Oxford’s Creative Writing Master’s in 2011 and has since seen her poetry and short stories published in various journals and anthologies. Jing-Jing’s novella, If I Could Tell You, was published by Marshall Cavendish in 2013 and her debut poetry collection, And Other Rivers, was published by Math Paper Press in 2015. She currently lives in Amsterdam her first full length novel How We Disappearedabout comfort women in Singapore will be published by Oneworld in the UK and Hanover Square in the US in 2019.


Jing @jingwrites

Sul tema delle #ComfortWomen a gennaio pubblicheremo il meraviglioso, potente e doloroso romanzo d'esordio di #JingJingLee, che racconta la storia di una generazione di donne a cui per decenni è stata negata l’esistenza.
#StoriaDellaNostraScomparsa @jingwrites https://twitter.com/radio3mondo/status/1195286232575684609

Sneaky peek at the paperback cover for #howwedisappeared!

I have been banned on Facebook. I can't post, like or comment on things. Thank you @jfwearspink for posting this and tagging me! I can't respond on FB but I can here.

Thinking about how the Dutch police arrested a bird for taking part in a robbery, put it in a jail cell with bread and water & when the media reported on it they put a little black bar over the face to protect its identity

Last chance to catch my interview with Kirsty Wark on bbcworld’s Talking Books! 10am local time (wherever you are) on Friday.
#howwedisappeared #singlit @OneworldNews @edbookfest https://www.instagram.com/p/B24xDgun_cA/?igshid=kw2uwg83dm8c

I got my first troll! Does this mean I’ve made it?! 😂😂😂 #dontfeedthetrolls

Tomorrow at 730pm! I loved talking to @KirstyWark on @BBCWorld’s Talking Books. Couldn’t have done it without @Nelle_Andrew and @Jule9. 💪😭💕

So this is happening. When I started writing the book in 2011, I didn’t dare believe I could finish it (though I dearly wanted to), and I wouldn’t have bet on securing the representation of one of the most wonderful… https://www.instagram.com/p/B2olKPAoykR/?igshid=60oxwapivodv

In good company...

Join @asiahousearts for an evening celebrating some of the best contemporary Singaporean writing, featuring superstar authors @jingwrites @cheryltan88 & Sharlene Teo!


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