Jacinta Read is a Eurasian artist and writer.

Jacinta is currently involved as a mentee in the Pathways Into Children’s Publishing initiative. She is also a director of Handmade Hong Kong, one of Asia’s largest indie arts and craft markets.

She has a PhD in creative writing, and a PG Cert in Higher Education. She has taught at Goldsmiths, University of London; The Oxfordshire Recovery College; and City University of Hong Kong.

Jacinta lives in East Oxford with her husband Tom, their two children, and Louie the red Jack Russel.