Singapore got authors also. Can. Lah. While the nation is not quite fifty years old, the Singaporean identity has existed for much longer. There are a number of distinctively Singaporean writers. A well documented example is Edwin Thumboo, who writes poetry and non-fiction.

This blog entry captures the Singaporean novelists I’ve found links to so far. In particular, the potential novelists of the future. I met many of these through the exceptionally well-run NaNoWriMo events at the Arts House.

Thanks to Joelyn, I can now identify all of the authors of Happiness at the End of the World, an anthology from a group of NaNoists that formed in 2008. Rozen’s link above links to their press release. Now I should go put my head on the chopping block and review that book!

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