Felicia Yap grew up in Kuala Lumpur. She has been a cell biologist, war historian, Cambridge lecturer, technology journalist, theatre critic, flea market trader and a catwalk model. Felicia lives in London and is a graduate of the Faber Academy’s novel writing programme. Her debut novel YESTERDAY is being published around the world in thirteen languages. It is a thriller about a murder which takes place in a world where most people only remember yesterday. Felicia is The Observer's Rising Star for Fiction, 2017.