WIN A BOOK – Love in Penang
This book is a collection of stories based in Penang, known for its old world charm amidst a modern city – an ideal place for romance. You will get a good mix of 18 stories about young love, quirky friendships, love lost and found, broken hearts, sweet reunions, bittersweet relationships and much more.
Agnes Ong is a freelance web content writer, editor and novelist in the making, as well as an occasional blogger at Angie Creative Ink. Coping with an unknown nerve condition all her life has presented many challenges and it is through writing that she finds solace, escape and revelation. She hopes that her work will console, excite, delight and inspire. One of her short stories has also been published in Amok: An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction.
Penang-based Anna Tan’s short stories have been included in two anthologies, Letters to my Ten Year Old Self and Campaigner Challenges 2011. In 2012, she published her debut flash fiction collection Stories from A Place to Call Home. She loves dancing around words and pretending to know how to dance. In real life, Anna makes a living annoying other bean counters by sniffing out their dirty SOx.
Marc de Faoite was born in Ireland, but has spent more than half his life abroad, living in England, Belgium, France, India and currently Malaysia, where he leads a quiet, reclusive life in Langkawi. He reviews books for The Star and has had several of his short stories and essays published in anthologies in Malaysia, Singapore and Ireland. Besides writing short stories, he likes to drink tea and listen to the frogs singing in the paddy fields at night. His first book of short stories is Tropical Madness (Fixi Novo, 2013).
Zen Cho’s short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in publications in the US, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and the UK. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Penang is her favorite place in the world.
Julya Oui loves to dream up stories and make them happen with the stroke of a pen. She writes movie scripts, plays, novels, short stories and articles with monsters, muses and mystics in the City of Everlasting Peace.
Gina Yap Lai Yoong realized her dream of becoming a novelist at the age of 24. Written under the pseudonym Geena Edora, Eksperimen Cinta (2010) marked the beginning of her commitment to write a novel annually. Her other novels are Ngeri (2011) and Mangsa (2012). She had a short story in Kopi and a contribution to Leap (a collaborative novel written by 29 writers from 4 cities).
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