Natasha Ngan
Natasha Ngan is a writer and yoga teacher. She grew up between Malaysia, where the Chinese side of her family is from, and the UK. This multicultural upbringing continues to influence her writing, and she is passionate about bringing diverse stories to teens.

Ngan studied Geography at the University of Cambridge before working as a social media consultant and fashion blogger. She lives in France with her partner, where they recently moved from Paris to be closer to the sea. Her novel Girls of Paper and Fire was a New York Times bestseller. 

She is represented by Taylor Haggerty at Root Literary.

Favourite food: Sushi, my mum’s Chinese cooking, and Patrick Roger chocolate

Favourite drink: Tea and gin (not together)

Favourite songs: Everywhere by Fleetwood Mac, Weathered by Jack Garratt, and Soldier On by The Temper Trap

Favourite movies: Spirited Away, Her, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, What We Do in the Shadows

Favourite season: Summer 

Favourite YA/MG books: Everything by Laini Taylor, Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein, The Grace Year by Kim Liggett, Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman, Nevermoor series by Jessica Townsend, Sabriel series by Garth Nix, Nation by Terry Pratchett

Favourite adult books: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel, The Poppy War by R F Kuang, To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers, The All Night Sun by Diane Zinner, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Nice to meet you!