‘Inheritance’ is the first novel by Balli Kaur Jaswal and is published by Sleepers Publishing in Australia this week. Balli (pictured) was the David TK Wong Writing Fellow at UEA in 2007-08 and began her novel during her time at the university. She grew up in Singapore, Japan, Russia and the Philippines, and studied creative writing at Hollins University and George Mason University before joining UEA. Following her Fellowship she moved to Singapore and worked as a journalist for a business magazine before moving to Australia, where she now lives. ‘Inheritance’ will be launched in Melbourne on 7th February.