Contributors / October 2018 (Issue 41: Writing Singapore)

Yeng Pway Ngon
ImageYeng Pway Ngon is a poet, novelist, playwright and critic from Singapore who has published twenty-six volumes in the Chinese language. His work is noted for its examination of the modern human condition, and has been translated into English, Italian, and Malay. He received Singapore's Cultural Medallion in 2003 and the SEA Write Award in 2013, as well as being a three-time recipient of the Singapore Literature Prize, for his novels Art Studio (2012), Trivialities About Me and Myself (2008) and Unrest (2004). Costume was named one of the top ten Chinese novels of 2015 by Yazhou Zhoukan, and won a 2016 Singapore Literature Prize merit award. The English translation of Costume is forthcoming from Balestier Press. [Fiction]

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