Meet Our Liars

KATY DARBY is the co-founder of Liars’ League and director of Liars’ League London. She studied English at Oxford University and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich, where she received the David Higham Award. Her work has won prizes, been read on BBC Radio 4, and appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies including Stand, Mslexia, The London Magazine and the Fish & Arvon anthologies. Katy is a Writer-Liar: she teaches Short Story Writing and Writers’ Workshop at City University, London, and her first novel, The Whores’ Asylum, (paperback title: The Unpierced Heart) is published by Penguin. Her personal website is

YSABELLE CHEUNG is the founder of Liars’ League Hong Kong. She is a writer and editor based in Hong Kong, and was previously managing editor of ArtAsiaPacific magazine and Associate Editor of Time Out Hong Kong. Her writing has appeared in Catapult, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Narratively, Hyperallergic, Time Out, ArtReview, Artforum, and the South China Morning Post.  Her personal website is; you can find her on Twitter and Instagram @ysabellecheung.

MARSHALL MOORE is a founding member and co-director of Liars’ League Hong Kong. He is the author of seven books, most recently the novel Inhospitable and the short story collection A Garden Fed by Lightning. A collection of his translated work, Sagome Nere, was recently published in Italy. He has also written dozens of essays, book reviews, and other odds and ends. He holds a PhD in creative writing from Aberystwyth University in Wales, and he teaches English and creative writing at Lingnan University in Hong Kong.

DANIEL BIRD is the co-director of Liars’ League Hong Kong. He is an English and Drama teacher, workshop facilitator and teacher-trainer. An avid flash fiction writer, he has had multiple stories performed at LLHK over the years. His first short story collection, Sorry Men, is seeking publication. You can find out more about his writing at or photography on Instagram @dannotarealbird.

ANGUS GALLAGHER is the events co-ordinator and acting coach of Liars’ League Hong Kong.


Honorary Liars 

Matt Fleming
Anderson Muth
Sean Hebert
Daniel Levia
Vicky Woo