Blogs in October 2022

It Never Rains on National Day 17th October 2022

Shortlisted for Singapore Literature Prize 2016 (English Fiction) A woman fleeing her previous existence meets a fellow Singaporean on an overnight train in Norway. A foreign worker is decapitated in an HDB building site accident. A Singaporean wife must...

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The Bygones 7th October 2022

“When I met the Devil I was twelve years old. I’d just started holding hands with Holly from the top end of the village and, even though I thought she was only messing me around when she said that...

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Jungle-tastic Tales 4th October 2022

From the author of Inca-tastic Tales comes a new collection of short stories: Jungle-tastic Tales! Are you brave enough to join Yacumama, the Amazon’s most humongous and powerful snake, on a once-in-a-lifetime trip? You are? Fab! Then grab your...

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Afterparties 24th September 2022

Seamlessly transitioning between the absurd and the tender-hearted, balancing acerbic humour with sharp emotional depth, Afterparties offers an expansive portrait of the lives of Cambodian Americans. As the children of refugees carve out radical new paths for themselves in...

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Travelling Light 19th August 2022

This newly translated collection of stories brilliantly evokes the shifting scenes and restlessness of summer. A professor arrives in a beautiful Spanish village only to find that her host has left and she must cope with fractious neighbours alone;...

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