Rachel Heng is the author of Suicide Club (Henry Holt, 2018), which was a national bestseller in Singapore and named a most-anticipated read by outlets such as The Irish Times, The Independent, ELLE, Gizmodo, NYLON, Bustle, The Rumpus, and Bitch Media. Suicide Club will be translated into ten languages worldwide, including Portuguese, Italian, Chinese and Korean. Rachel's short fiction has received a Pushcart Prize Special Mention and Prairie Schooner's Jane Geske Award, and has been published in Glimmer Train, Tin House, Kenyon Review, and elsewhere. She is currently a fiction fellow at the Michener Center for Writers, UT Austin.
The Gah Men were from the island. They were at once of the people, but not the people. The Gah Men used their Oxbridge training on one hand, earnest rabble-rousing speeches on the other, to broker a deal with the Ang Mohs.