Alice Poon

Alice Poon is a writer based in Richmond, British Columbia who recently published her first novel, The Green Phoenix. Born and educated in Hong Kong, Alice grew up reading Jin Yong’s martial arts and chivalry novels, all set in China’s distant past, sparking a life-long interest in Chinese history.

The Green Pheonix_Alice PoonHer new historical novel The Green Phoenix, set in 17th century China, was released in September 2017 by Earnshaw Books. Alice is also the author of Land and the Ruling Class in Hong Kong, which won the 2011 Hong Kong Book Prize and subsequently the Canadian Book Review Annual selected the original English Edition as Editor’s Choice (Scholarly) in 2007.