“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Balestier Press


Their website says: " BALESTIER PRESS : THE ART OF IDEAS

Founded in 2013, Balestier Press is an independent publisher of Asian literature and books related to Asia, including novels, essays and picture books. Our aim is to provide a diverse platform for the different voices in Asia by publishing the best and most innovative Asian literature – from the classic to contemporary, from the popular to the understated.

We hope to promote a greater cultural understanding and awareness of Asia, to tell the story of an evolving Asia through its people, culture, literature and artistic expressions."

Offices in Singapore and London.


Crystal Wedding (www.balestier.com)Xu XiaobinNicky HarmanJan 2016UK
Mr Horton's Violin (www.balestier.com)Wang WenhuaYu Yan ChenDec 2015UK
The Chief Cellist (www.balestier.com)Wang WenhuaYu Yan ChenSep 2015UK