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Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume Three
The Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume Three gathers the finest Singaporean stories published in 2015 and 2016, selected by guest editor Cyril Wong from hundreds published in journals, magazines, anthologies and single-author collections. Accompanying the stories are the editor’s preface and an extensive list of honourable mentions for f ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published October 2017 by Epigram Books
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If you are as lazy as I am, you probably aren’t going to read every story in this book. Perhaps you’ll dip your feet in the water by flipping to the very first story, or perhaps by scanning the contents page for a title or Writers name that attracts your eye. These are all very good ideas. Excellent ideas. Alternatively, you can start your journey by turning to Page 136, and reading Andrew Yuen’s story, Love in a Time of Dying. If the story ends up not to your liking, don’t panic, because there ...more
Cyril Wong is a two-time Singapore Literature Prize-winning poet and the recipient of the Singapore National Arts Council’s Young Artist Award for Literature. His books include poetry collections Tilting Our Plates to Catch the Light (2007) and The Lover’s Inventory (2015), novels The Last Lesson of Mrs de Souza (2013) and This Side of Heaven (2020), and fiction collection Ten Things My Father Nev ...more
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