Erica Lyons is the founder of Asian Jewish Life – a journal of spirit, society, and culture that celebrates the diversity of the Jewish experience in Asia, but her work on related subjects also appears in a wide variety of other media publications and books. Most recently, she was a contributing author to Growing Up Jewish in India, Niyogi Books, July 2021. She is the chair of the Hong Kong Jewish Historical Society and is the Hong Kong Delegate to World Jewish Congress. She was a participant in the Schusterman Foundation’s ROI Summit and Tikvah’s Advanced Summer Institute. In 2019, Erica was a participating scholar with Genesis Philanthropy’s Our Common Destiny forum.
In the world of children’s literature, she’s an active member of Hong Kong’s Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the founder/director of PJ Library Hong Kong.
Her first two children’s picture books are under contract and scheduled for publication in early 2022.
Erica lives in Hong Kong, but New York will always be home.