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Words Without Borders is one of the inaugural Whiting Literary Magazine Prize winners!

Authors/Contributors

Singapore

Sulosana Karthigasu

Sulosana Karthigasu serves as a senior consultant with the Ministry of Communications and Information. She has more than forty years of experience in the fields of publication, research, strategic...

Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib

Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib is an interfaith and multiculturalism expert and has delivered talks and conducted various related events in Singapore and the region. He is also an active member of The...

Masuri S. N.

Born in 1927 in Singapore, Masuri S. N. (full name Masuri bin Salikun) is a pioneer in modern Malay poetry. A prolific poet, fiction writer, and essayist, as well as a teacher, Masuri also...

Genevieve Chua

Genevieve Chua (born 1984, Singapore) is a visual artist who works primarily through abstraction. Chua pursues an unfurling narrative that is informed by natural history and linguistics....

Kavitha Karuum

Kavitha Karuum is an emerging literary translator. After working for sixteen years as a journalist, she is now an arts administrator. 

KTM Iqbal

KTM Iqbal has authored seven collections of poetry and wrote over two hundred children’s songs for the Singapore radio program Let Us Sing in the 1970s and 1980s. He has contributed poems,...

Dan Feng Tan

Dan Feng Tan is active in the regional language, translation, and publishing sectors. He began working as an English-Chinese translator in 1993. He chairs the annual Singapore International...

Yeng Pway Ngon

Yeng Pway Ngon is a Singaporean poet, novelist, and critic in the Chinese literary scene in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.  Yeng’s works have been translated into English,...

Tina Sim

Tina Sim has been a writer, sub-editor, and features editor for a government body, a mainstream newspaper, and a woman’s magazine. She currently writes for an academic institution:...

Lee Chee Keng

Lee Chee Keng is a writer and academic with over two decades of experience across diverse types of translations, including English into Chinese, Chinese into English, and Japanese...

Nurul Hannah

Nurul Hannah is a secondary school educator. She earned an undergraduate degree in Malay studies at the National University of Singapore and has written for the local Malay...

Nur Izzati Jasni

Nur Izzati Jasni is a teacher. She graduated from National University of Singapore in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Malay studies. As part of her undergraduate internship, she worked...

Sa’eda Buang

Sa’eda Buang is the assistant head of the Asian Languages and Cultures group at the National Institute of Education. Dr. Sa’eda received her Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts from...

Hong Xinyi

Hong Xinyi is a Singapore-based freelance journalist whose areas of interest include urban development and design, built and intangible heritage, and emerging trends in arts and culture. She has...
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