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House of Kwa

Mimi is the author of the best selling memoir, House of Kwa, published by Harper Collins in 2021. Her book has been billed Wild Swans meets Educated and has been optioned for screen development. House of Kwa details Mimi's journey with a chronically ill parent as well as charting the story of her migrant father and his 32 brothers and sisters.


"Revelatory and remarkable" Trent Dalton 

House of Kwa is a four generational epic family saga that begins in the Imperial compound in Beijing. 

The book has given Mimi the platform to speak to audiences about intergenerational trauma, mental health, family dysfunction, resilience, forgiveness and healing.

Mimi has presented and facilitated at writers' festivals and book shop events up and down the country.


Mimi Kwa speaks regularly at book festivals and events sharing extraordinary personal experiences across cultures, continents, gender and generations, mesmerising gatherings with compelling tales, straight from her memoir, House of Kwa.

The writing continues...

Mimi is working on further books cataloguing adventures on the British side of her family, and her personal healing journey from childhood trauma. 


On behalf of Asialink and Asialink Business I would like to express my gratitude to you for being our Master of Ceremonies at this year’s Sir Edward Weary Dunlop Asialink Dinner. I appreciate the time and commitment you gave for this occasion and skill at keeping the pace of the event moving to keep the audience engaged. You were the perfect Master of Ceremonies. Your personal story on how you overcame gender/race bias was an inspiration for many young women in the room. We received excellent feedback from the audience including our supporters and partners and I know I speak for all of us here at Asialink in expressing our appreciation to you for making the event such a success. Once again, my profound thanks for your contribution and hope to work again with you in the future.


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