R.F Kuang Books

About R. F. Kuang

About R. F. Kuang

Rebecca F. Kuang is a Chinese-American author known for fantasy trilogy The Poppy War. Her family emigrated to America when she was 4 years old, and she grew up in Dallas, Texas. She excelled in debating at school, winning the national Tournament of Champions Lincoln Douglas Debate in 2013. She began writing The Poppy War during a gap year in China and it was published to widespread acclaim in 2018, when she was just 22. Rebecca has an MPhil in Chinese Studies from Cambridge and an MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies from Oxford; she is now pursuing a PhD in East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale.

New Books by Rebecca Kuang

Yellowface by R.F. Kuang

Yellowface is the brand new sensational satire by Rebecca F. Kuang that has taken the world by storm. Hailed as a one-of-a-kind zeitgeist novel, Yellowface tackles questions of racism, ambition, cancel culture, diversity and white privilege with the most engaging narrative that will leave readers itching to turn the next page. We're hooked on this one and think you will be too!


Read The Poppy War Series in Order

The Poppy War series is inspired by the bloody history of 20th Century China's and filled with treachery and magic. Read the series in order: 1. The Poppy War, 2. The Dragon Republic, and 3. The Burning God.