August 8, 2017

About a week ago, Singaporean artist Sonny Liew and his graphic novel "The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye" bagged three Eisner awards for Best Writer/Artist, Best Publication Design and Best US Edition of International Material in Asia. Unless you're the sort who has zero interest in popular culture, you've probably heard of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, or as it's commonly known "the Eisn...

March 8, 2016

I have been a fan of Murakami since I was a teenager savoring my first twin-paperback of Norwegian Wood (now a film directed by Tran Anh Hung of The Scent of Green Papaya fame). Like the millions of Japanese youths before me, I found solace in the teenage protagonist and his encounter with loss and sexuality. In those early days, Murakami, was still an unknown name outside Asia and English transla...

October 14, 2014

A video Q&A: my thoughts on the Singaporean literature scene.

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