This programme includes a live Q&A towards the end of the session.
Writers / Presenters
Sunisa Manning was born and raised in Bangkok by Thai and American parents. She has a BA in English Literature from Brown University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her first novel, A Good True Thai, was a finalist for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize for Southeast Asian writers. It was published in September 2020 and went into a second printing in February 2021.
Danny Jalil studied Creative Writing and Screenwriting at LASALLE College of the Arts. His novel The Machine Boy was the winner of Beyond Words: Young and Younger, the 2011 contest organised by the National Arts Council. His latest historical novel Enrique the Black, will be published by Penguin Random House SEA in late 2021.
Wesley is a filmmaker with 13 Little Pictures and a lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts. He is also the author of The Punkhawala and the Prostitute, a finalist for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize. Wesley's documentary to his novella I Want to Go Home was nominated at the Busan International Film Festival, while his novella Bedok Reservoir was adapted for the stage.
Warran is the author of the novel, Lieutenant Kurosawa’s Errand Boy, which was nominated for the 2018 Singapore Book Awards Best Fiction Title and 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize. His latest short story, 'The Coat', will be published in the Copperfield Review Quarterly in October. He is currently working on his second novel and short stories.