05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Ming-Cheau Lin

Ming-Cheau Lin is a first generation Taiwanese immigrant and was raised in Bloemfontein. She’s worked in advertising agencies as a copywriter and in 2015, she also co founded the Cape Town Rollergirls NPO as the marketing & PR chair and a roller derby skater before retiring to write about identity and feminism through the lens of food. She is now a freelance copywriter and runs a food blog. She is the author of Just Add Rice – stories and recipes by a Taiwanese South African (2018), the first locally published East Asian cookbook. Her memoir, Colour me Yellow, will be published in 2019.

Twitter: @mingcheau

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