Siang Lu author photo


Siang Lu is the award-winning author of The Whitewash (UQP), and the co-creator of The Beige Index.

His work has appeared in KYD, Southerly and Westerly. He has been a speaker at writers festivals around Australia, including Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Perth and Oz Asia. He holds a Master of Letters from the University of Sydney. He has written for television on Malaysia's Astro network.

Siang is based in Brisbane, Australia, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

He has been forced to deny rumours that he is the secret author of Huxtable Heights, a #MeToo work of underground literature that mashes up Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights and The Cosby Show, by replacing all of Heathcliff's original dialogue with lines uttered by Heathcliff Huxtable, aka Bill Cosby.


  • Queensland Literary Awards: Glendower Award for an Emerging Queensland Writer