Asia grew up in London and studied Anthropology at Durham University, after which she started a career in television. She presented and produced lifestyle programmes in Shanghai before moving back to London, where she worked for Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman as Project Manager on their round-the-world motorbike documentaries.
She started writing Killing It on maternity leave and undertook a Faber Academy course to help her finish it. Killing It was runner-up for Richard and Judy’s Search for a Bestseller 2017. The film and TV rights were optioned by 42mp.com. Her follow-up novel, The Nursery, was published in 2019.
Asia lives in London with her husband, four young children and two dogs.