This programme is co-presented with Sing Lit Station and includes a live Q&A towards the end of the session.
Writers / Presenters
Teo Xue Shen is the author of the novel 18 Walls (2018) and the dystopian thriller, Children of the Ark (2020) – both of which were longlisted for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize. He loves writing as a hobby, and an interesting medium to explore topics that should be discussed. He is currently studying Environmental Studies at the National University of Singapore.
Pallavi is a lawyer by day (and often into the wee hours of the morning) and a partner at an international law firm in Singapore. She is originally from Delhi, India and has called Singapore home since 2006. She loves writing and often finds herself writing about the immigrant experience. Her first novel, Kopi, Puffs & Dreams, was shortlisted for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2021 and published in September 2021.
Ning Cai is the bestselling author of The Savant Trilogy (longlisted for the 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize) and four other titles including her Singapore Literature Prize shortlisted memoir. A recipient of the prestigious NAC Arts Scholarship, Ning graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a Masters in Creative Writing (Distinction).
Nandini Krishnan is a 12th Grade student at UWCSEA Dover. Deeply passionate about writing, she has been or is currently the editor of her school’s political review and yearbook journalism team. Outside of school, she is an Executive Editor at Polyphony Lit, an international literary magazine for high school students. Her other interests include film, debate, and solving difficult crosswords! After graduation, she plans to pursue Comparative Literature at university.