Welcome to Tiger Spirit UK

The official website of writer & podcaster, Yang-May Ooi


Yang-May Ooi is a writer and podcaster. She is Chinese by heritage, Malaysian by birth and British by choice. 

Her books include internationally acclaimed novels The Flame Tree and Mindgame (Hodder & Stoughton; Monsoon Books) and an award-nominated business book International Communications Strategy (Kogan Page).

She has also written and performed in the five star solo theatre play of Bound Feet Blues (Tristan Bates Theatre), and published a family memoir of the same name (Urbane Publications)

She worked with Dulwich Picture Gallery to create their award-winning blog Dulwich OnView and the Pan Asian Women’s Association to set up their online magazine. 

Yang-May is the host of the Creative Conversations podcast and the official podcaster for Beyond Conflict, the mental health charity for conflict zones. 

She is currently working on a new memoir exploring the meaning of home, which will form part of a trilogy with her  family memoir Bound Feet Blues and an anticipated third book about her personal experience as a first generation migrant to the UK.