Timothy Mo

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Timothy Mo
Born Timothy Peter Mo
(1950-12-30) 30 December 1950 (age 63)
Occupation Novelist
Nationality British-Chinese
Period 1978–present
Genre fiction

Timothy Peter Mo (巫翔青) (born 30 December 1950,[1]) is an Anglo-Chinese novelist. Born to a Welsh-Yorkshire mother and a Hong Kong Chinese father, Mo lived in Hong Kong until the age of 10, when he moved to Britain. Educated at Mill Hill School and St John's College, Oxford, Mo worked as a journalist before becoming a novelist.[2]

He self-publishes his books under the label "Paddleless Press".[3]




  1. ^ According to "Timothy Mo" in Contemporary Authors Online, Thomson Gale, (16 June 2004 update), some sources give his year of birth as 1953
  2. ^ Nick Rennison (2005). Contemporary British novelists. Routledge. pp. 101–3. ISBN 978-0-415-21709-5. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Books by ISBN Paddleless Press

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