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Writer
English, Poetry

Aaron Lee Soon Yong is the prize-winning author of A Visitation of Sunlight (1997), a poetry collection that was voted one of the year’s best books by The Straits Times. He co-edited several poetry anthologies including the best-selling No Other City. Lee’s work has appeared in many publications and he has performed his work internationally. His 2007 poetry collection Five Right Angles was a finalist in the Singapore Literature Prize.

Writer
English, Children’s

Adeline, a Singaporean, is an MFA graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Asia. She has 18 books, with four national bestsellers. The Diary of Amos Lee: I Sit, I Write, I Flush! won the Red Dot award for Best Junior Fiction in 2009; it is also published by Hachette India and Lentera Hati Indonesia, and adapted for a TV series on MediaCorp kids’ channel – Jan to Mar 2012.

Writer, Editor
English, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s, Young Adult

AJ Low is the husband-and-wife team of Adan Jimenez and Felicia Low-Jimenez. Born in California to Mexican immigrant parents, Adan became an immigrant himself when he moved to Singapore. Felicia was born and raised in Singapore where she spent most of her childhood with her head in the clouds and her nose buried in a book. Together, they write the Sherlock Sam children's series, and lots of short stories featuring robots, ninjas, cowboys, superheroes, and sofas. Separately, they write reviews, microfiction, short stories, and various other things, plus occasionally edit as well.

Writer
English, Non-fiction

A master wordsmith, Andy has also spent 15 years in the banking & finance industry dealing in derivatives, FX, Equities, and Wealth Management and 5 years in communications. He is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) and holds an MBA from South Australia. Andrew also has a professional diploma in banking & finance from the Institute of Banking & Finance. He currently sits on the Editorial Board for the Financial Planning Association of Singapore’s (FPAS) trade magazine for industry practitioners.

Writer
English, Poetry

Angeline Yap has poems in many anthologies of Singapore writing including QLRS, “No Other City”, and “&Words”. They have also been published or performed in America, Australia, Edinburgh, Finland etc. Some have been set to music, or translated into Mandarin, Malay & Tamil. She has worked with artists from Asia, Australia, UK and USA.

Writer
English, Non-fiction

Annalyn Ng completed her MPhil degree at the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, where she mined consumer data for targeted advertising and programmed cognitive tests for job recruitment. Disney Research later roped her into their behavioral sciences team, where she examined psychological profiles of consumers. Annalyn was also an undergraduate statistics tutor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her book, Numsense!, teaches data science to the layman.

Azhagunila

Writer
Tamil, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s

Azhagunila is an avid Singapore-based writer, public speaker and trainer. Her published works include an anthology of Tamil short stories, Oranju (2015) and an anthology of Singapore heritage based articles, Sirukattu Chunai (2018). She has also written two picture books for young readers: Kondamma Kendama (2016) and Merlianum Melisavum (2017). The former won the Beyond Words competition by NBDCS in 2015. She is motivated to build cultural and heritage values and has been conducting enrichment lessons for school students for past seven years. She holds Master’s Degree in Engineering and ACTA certification.

Writer, Illustrator
English, Fiction, Children’s

Chloe Chang is an illustrator and animator based in Singapore. She graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Animation and is looking for opportunities to create and collaborate with other artists and writers in Singapore and beyond.

Chloe is currently working on her first independent animated film and finding work as a freelance illustrator and storyboard artist.

Darel Seow

Writer, Illustrator
English, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s

Darel is a visual storyteller who illustrates the tales of the natural world through his unique brand of wry wit and whimsy. He believes in the draw of storytelling to connect and engage, creating experiences that simultaneously excite and educate through his work with art, cultural and educational institutions internationally.

Writer
English, Malay, Others, Children’s

A mother of 3 teenage girls, aged 17, 16 and 12.  An experienced early childhood educator.  Won a merit award in the Mother Tongue Pre School Malay Language Teacher Award year 2014.  The only Singaporean writer involved in ‘Project 100 buku’ organized by Karangkraf, Malaysia.

Has since, published 2 children picture books, ‘Mana Ulat?’ and ‘Aduh! Sakitnya’

Writer, Editor, Translator, Publisher
English, Chinese, Fiction, Non-fiction

Focus publishing is the contract publishing arm of SPH providing publishing, translation for four languages, advertising sales and digital services, including marketing  consultancy. We have extensive expeience in the publication of commorative books as well as biographies and business books.

Writer
Malay, Fiction, Poetry

Isa Kamari graduated with B.Arch (Hons) from the National University of Singapore (1998), and M.Phil in Malay Letters from the Unviersiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (2008). He is currently Manager, Architecture with the Land Transport Authority, Singapore.

He has written seven novels in Malay: Satu Bumi, Kiswah, Tawassul, Menara, Atas Nama Cinta, Memeluk Gerhana and Rawa. Three were translated into English: One Earth (Satu Bumi), Intercession (Tawassul) and Nadra (Atas Nama Cinta). He also published two collections of poems, Sumur Usia and Munajat Sukma, a collection of short stories, Ketsa Minda and a collection of theatre scripts, Pintu. Isa also writes song lyrics and scripts for television drama serials and documentaries. 

Isa was conferred the S.E.A Write Award (2006), the Cultural Medallion, the highest Arts Awards in Singaproe (2007), and the Anugerah Tun Seri Lanang, the highest Malay Literary Award in Singapore (2009).

Jacqueline Danam

Writer, Editor
English, Non-fiction

An experienced journalist in Singapore, Jacqueline has worked on magazines, newspapers, and books for 20 years. She has covered a wide range of genres including travel, health, and real estate, and has workd on both B2B and B2C titles.

Writer, Editor, Publisher
English, Fiction, Non-fiction

Publishing was a passion found. And after 8 years, my love for publishing has grown. My expertise ranges from cover design, typesetting, (copy)editing, proofreading, and indexing to photography and copywriting. I enjoy working on fiction and non-fiction, which includes newsletters, organisation reports, academic articles and books, etc. And of course, I love reading.

Writer
English, Tamil, Children’s

I am a retired teacher who is interested in writing. At age of 60, I wrote my first book titled Jaden and the Rainbow, published by Partridge Publishing.

Writer, Editor, Illustrator, Translator
English, Chinese, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s

Joey Tam has six years of experience in Chinese-to-English translation, English-to-Chinese translation, and copywriting. Her native languages are English and Cantonese, so she is good at writing in both simplified and traditional Chinese.

Writer, Editor
English, Non-fiction

I have more than 10 years of experience in editing, copy editing and proofreading journal articles, book chapters and reports in the academic context. I also wrote and edited for newsletters and online magazines that translate research into more accessible and meaningful content for the mass audience.

Writer
Tamil, Poetry, Children’s

K.T.M. IQBAL (1940) has authored seven collections poetry and written over two hundred children’s songs for Radio Singapore’s programmes in the seventies to eighties, “ பாடிப் பழகுவோம் ” [ Let us sing ]. He has contributed poems, essays,  and short stories to the region’s leading newspapers and magazines. His poem “ தண்ணீர் ” ( Water) was selected for display in MRT trains  [1995] and for exhibition at EXPO 2000 in Hanover, Germany. His awards include Montblanc-NUS Centre for the Arts Literary Award (1996) , and South East Asia Write Award (2001) .

Writer
English, Non-fiction

Kenneth Soo is due to complete his MS degree in Statistics at Stanford University by mid-2017. He was the top student for all three years of his undergraduate class in Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics (MORSE) at the University of Warwick, where he was also a research assistant with the Operational Research & Management Sciences Group, working on bi-objective robust optimization with applications in networks subject to random failures. His book, Numsense!, teaches data science to the layman.

Writer, Publisher
English, Non-fiction

Kimming Yap is a design entrepreneur and the managing director of Creativeans, an interdisciplinary creative company.

Kimming is a leading expert on branding and design strategies, and a recipient of multiple design awards.

He is a frequent keynote speaker and serves on the judging panel of Singapore Prestige Brand Award.

Writer
English, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s

Gwen Lee is the author of the architecture book City of Waves: VivoCity and the children’s books Little Cloud Wants Snow! and There Was a Peranakan Woman Who Lived in a Shoe. Trained as an architect, she is one of the few writers straddling the fields of architecture and literature. 

Lynette Wan

Writer, Illustrator
English, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s

Lynette has a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Communication from Griffith University (Australia). Her areas of specialisation are publishing, journalism, and multimedia production. Her fieldwork includes lecturing, video production, design, editorial, and business management. She is currently lecturing at Temasek Polytechnic. Passionate about writing and drawing, Lynette has also published academic books and fiction. 

M S Shri Lakshmi, PhD

Writer, Editor, Translator, Publisher
Malay, Tamil, Non-fiction

Dr Lakshmi has authored 24 books and numerous research papers in Tamil Literature with special reference to the Tamil literature of Malaysia  and Singapore. Dr Lakshmi  is regarded  as an authority in the field with the extensive research she has carried out .She is passionate about publishing her research to reach a wider readership in order to stimulate greater interest in Tamil literature. She is the recipient of numerous  of awards in Tamil literature. In addition, she has given local flavour to Tamil literature by translating Malay stories into Tamil  for the National Library Board‘s Read Singapore Programme. 

Writer, Illustrator, Translator
English, Others, Children’s

EFL teacher with 8 years of experience. Masters in Applied Linguistics. Published didactic book for children in 2014 Looking for the Perfect Hat. Will focus on more story writing and illustrating in 2015. Fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Writer, Publisher
English, Non-fiction, Children’s, Education

I write children's nursery rhymes and poetry, children's songs, and educational texts. I also write greeting cards for all occasions.

I have publizhed Alphabetic Rhymes, a rhyming ABC book for children.

Writer
English, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s

Noella Menon is the author of the illustrated children’s book titled When I Grow Up published by Little Latitude and launched in Singapore at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content in 2014. She is also a freelance writer and her articles have been published in lifestyle magazines such as Young Parent, Singapore Women’s Weekly, and Indiase in Singapore and in Femina India. She is also a professional voiceover artist.

Writer, Editor, Translator
English, Chinese, Tamil, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s

Prema oversees editorial, literary, creative and translation aspects of all Crimson Earth imprints. She has penned three books, translated eight, and edited over 30 titles. Prema was the recipient of the Creative Arts Grants in 2014.

Writer, Editor
English, Fiction, Children’s

I have been a teacher for more than 15 years. During this period I have taught various age groups from nursery to middle school.

School Annual days gave me the opportunity to bring my creativity to life. I have written and directed many plays for such occasions.

Writing poems is a passion. My poem commemorating SG50 was published on Read Singapore by NLB. I have won many competitions in poetry writing. 

Being the editor of the school year book also brought home the fact that editing is something I enjoy.  I have edited works of authors such as Sunita Bhamray.  The advantages of being a teacher in this field are numerous.

Knowledge, keen eye for corrections and some creativity makes me a fine editor.

Priya Sanjeev Panicker

Writer, Illustrator
English, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s

I have a degree in Applied Art (BFA) and have been working as a freelance cartoonist, writer and illustrator for a children’s magazine for over ten years now. I have always loved creating interesting content especially for kids although I have studied advertising and graphic design as well! I am well-versed with Photoshop and Digital Marketing, have done a course in web-design, draw using pen, paper/ Wacom tablet and can teach art to young children!

Writer, Illustrator, Translator
English, Chinese, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s

Ming Wei is an illustrator, artist and writer. She loves creating children’s content, science and nature, and working on anything that involves words and language. Currently open to freelance projects on art, design, translation, editing and copywriting.