The Author

Grace Lung is a Research Fellow with the Brisbane School of Theology’s Centre for Asian Christianity. She completed her MDiv at the Sydney Missionary and Bible College. She serves alongside her husband at Brisbane Chinese Alliance Church where he is the English Pastor. She loves East Asian pop culture and sharing great cafes and food with other Brisbanites and her pre-school aged child. She is finishing up her studies with the Asian American Centre at Fuller Theological Seminary.

The Crazy Appeal of a Foreign Story

When Singaporean-born Kevin Kwan wrote Crazy Rich Asians, he wrote it primarily for himself and his friends, never imagining it would appeal to a