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Duncan Jepson
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Duncan Jepson








Duncan Jepson is the award-winning director of five feature films. He also produced documentaries for Discovery Channel Asia and National Geographic Channel. He was the editor of the Asia-based fashion magazine West East and a founder and managing editor of Asia Literary Review. He is a social commentator on Asia and regularly writes for The New York Times, Publishing Perspectives and South China Morning Post. A lawyer by profession, he lives in Singapore.

His first novel, All the Flowers in Shanghai was a bestseller. He also co-storied the graphic novel, Darkness Outside the Night with Xie Peng. The first title in the Alex Soong series, Emperors Once More published by Quercus in 2014.

Speaking events:
Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Irrawaddy Literary Festival

Duncan is currently working with Free@LastTV on a TV series based around Chinese Detective Sun and his investigations into murder, fraud and corruption on the Gold Coast


Duncan Jepson's video clip discussing what it is to work with a literary agent


Peony Sales of Rights for Duncan Jepson

All the Flowers in Shanghai by Duncan Jepson
HarperCollins US (English)
Welbilt (Polish)
Juritzen (Norweigan)
Vakon (Bulgarian)
Indonesia (PT Serambi Ilmu Semesta)
Spain (Planeta, ebook rights)

Darkness Outside the Night (graphic novel) co-storied by Duncan Jepson, illustrations by Xie Peng
Tabella UK (world digital)

Emperors Once More (Trailer)
Quercus (World English)

To buy All the Flowers in Shanghai:

To Buy Emperors Once More:






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