William Tham Wai Liang was formerly Senior Editor at Ricepaper. His newest book, The Last Days, is set in 1981 and covers the continuing legacy of the Malayan Emergency. His first book, Kings of Petaling Street, was shortlisted for the Penang Monthly Book Prize in 2017 and will be republished shortly. He edited Paper & Text, a collection of essays on Malaysian literature and the book trade. While at Ricepaper, he worked on several projects including Currents: A Ricepaper Anthology, Vincent Ternida’s The Seven Muses of Harry Salcedo and Immersion: An Asian Anthology of Love, Fantasy, and Speculative Fiction.