Sunday Times: An identity crisis – novelist Maxine Mei-Fung Chung on the lack of diversity in thriller writing

Why don’t we have more by writers of colour, asks the author of The Eighth Girl

An identity crisis: novelist Maxine Mei-Fung Chung on the lack of diversity in thriller writing

In 2015 I waited, patiently, aboard a small boat on the Bosphorus Strait, willing the engine to carry me towards the only metropolis on earth where a country straddles two continental landmasses. The Bosphorus is the thin strip of water that bisects Istanbul, and where Europe and Asia come together – or part.