Tash Aw is a prize winning author and graduate of the MA in Creative Writing (Prose). He has published three critically acclaimed novels: The Harmony Silk Factory (2005), Map of the Invisible World (2009) and Five Star Billionaire (2013). He is winner of the Whitbread First Novel Award, a regional Commonwealth Writers' Prize and has twice been longlisted for the MAN Booker prize. His short fiction has won an O. Henry Prize and been published in A Public Space, the landmark Granta 100, and elsewhere.
Aw's archive contains annotated drafts of the manuscript from his first novel, The Harmony Silk Factory, completed during his MA year at UEA.
Tash Aw has guest blogged on his decision to archive his papers at UEA.