Zen Cho


Zen Cho


England, United Kingdom

I was born and raised in Malaysia, and currently live in England.

I’m the author of the Sorcerer to the Crown novels, historical fantasies with a postcolonial sensibility about magicians in 1800s London. I’ve also published a short story collection, Spirits Abroad, and a novella about nuns and bandits in a wuxia take on Emergency Malaya, The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water. My newest novel is a contemporary fantasy called Black Water Sister.

I’m a Crawford, British Fantasy and Hugo Award winner, and was a 2013 finalist for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer.

I am represented by Caitlin Blasdell of Liza Dawson Associates.

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