Minfong Ho
Minfong Ho is an award-winning Chinese–American writer. Her works frequently deal with the lives of people living in poverty in Southeast Asian countries. Despite being fiction, her stories are alway...
Domingo G. Landicho
Domingo Goan Landicho (also called "Domeng," born 4 August 1939), is a Philippine writer and academic. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts and BS in Journalism degrees from the Lyceum of the Philippines,...
Chart Korbjitti
Chart Korbjitti (Thai: ชาติ กอบจิตติ; rtgs: Chat Kopchitti; born June 25, 1954 in Samut Sakhon) is a Thai writer.He first came to prominence with the publication of his novel Khamphiphaksa (T...
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Man Asian Literary Prize
The Asian Literary Prize (formerly the Man Asian Literary Prize 2007-12), is an annual literary award given to the best novel by an Asian writer, either written in English or translated into English, ...
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Arthur Yap
Arthur Yap Chioh Hiong (Chinese: 叶纬雄; pinyin: Yè WěiXióng; 1943–2006) was a Singaporean poet, writer and painter.
Arthur Yap was born in Singapore, the sixth child of a carpenter and a hou...
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Paiwarin Khao-Ngam
Paiwarin Khao-Ngam (Thai: ไพวรินทร์ ขาวงาม, born on February 10, 1961 in Roi Et) is a Thai writer.His first work, There's No Poem From A Poor Man, was published in 1979. In 1995 he won the S.E.A....
Putu Wijaya
I Gusti Ngurah Putu Wijaya (born April 11, 1944), better known simply as Putu Wijaya, was born in Tabanan, Bali. He is an Indonesian author, considered by many to be one of Indonesia's most prominent ...
Gopal Baratham
Gopal Baratham (9 September 1935 - 23 April 2002) was a Singaporean author and neurosurgeon. He was known for his frank style and his ability to write about topics that were often considered controver...
Prabda Yoon
Prabda Yoon (Thai: ปราบดา หยุ่น; born on August 2, 1973 in Bangkok) is a Thai writer, novelist, artist, graphic designer, magazine editor, screenwriter, translator and media personality. His liter...
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S.E.A. Write Award
The S.E.A. Write Award, or Southeast Asian Writers Award, is an award that is presented annually since 1979 to poets and writers of Southeast Asia.The awards are given to the writers from each of the ...
S.E.A. Write Award - Wikipedia
Lotus Prize for Literature
The Lotus Prize for Literature (also known as Lotus International Reward for Literature or The Lotus Prize for African and Asian Literature) was a literary award presented annually to African and Asia...
Sutardji Calzoum Bachri
Sutardji Calzoum Bachri, known as Tardji, (born 1941 in Rengat, Riau) is a well-known Indonesian poet. A native Malay speaker, he successfully launched a credo of 'freeing words of their meanings'.He ...
Catherine Lim
Catherine Lim Poh Imm (Chinese: 林宝音; pinyin: Lín Bǎoyīn, born 21 March 1942) is a Singaporean fiction author known for writing about Singapore society and of themes of traditional Chinese cult...
Rex Shelley
Rex Anthony Shelley (27 November 1930 – 21 August 2009) was a Eurasian Singaporean author. A graduate of the University of Malaya in Singapore and Cambridge trained in engineering and economics, ...
Subagio Sastrowardoyo
Subagio Sastrowardoyo (1 February 1924 – 18 July 1995) was an Indonesian poet, short-story writer, essayist and literary critic. Born in Madiun, East Java, the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia), he st...
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Tố Hữu
Tố Hữu (1920–2002) was Vietnam's most famous revolutionary poet.He published five collections of poems, the first of which was the 1946 collection entitled Poem, which included many of his most popula...
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Sapardi Djoko Damono
Sapardi Djoko Damono (born 20 March 1940 in Surakarta, Central Java) is an Indonesian poet known for lyrical poems, and who is widely regarded as the pioneer of lyrical poetry in Indonesia.
Sapard...
César Ruiz Aquino
César Ruiz Aquino is a Filipino poet and fictionist. He was born and raised in Zamboanga City, Philippines. He was educated at the Ateneo de Manila University, University of the Philippines and Sillim...
Philip Jeyaretnam
Philip Antony Jeyaretnam (born 1964) is a Singaporean lawyer and novelist. He is a Senior Counsel and a former President of the Law Society of Singapore. He is the son of J.B. Jeyaretnam, who was a pr...
Kanokphong Songsomphan
Kanokphong Songsomphan (Thai: กนกพงศ์ สงสมพันธุ์, February 9, 1966 in Khuan Khanun, Phatthalung Province, Thailand – February 13, 2006 in Nakhon Si Thammarat) was a Thai writer. He was the winner ...
Binlah Sonkalagiri
Binlah Sonkalagiri (Thai: บินหลา สันกาลาคีรี, rtgs: Binla Sankalakhiri) is the pen-name of Thai author Wuthichat Choomsanit (วุฒิชาติ ชุ่มสนิท, born 1965). He won the S.E.A. Write Award in 20...
Edwin Thumboo
Edwin Nadason Thumboo B.B.M. (born 22 November 1933) is a Singaporean poet and academic who is regarded as one of the pioneers of English literature in Singapore.Thumboo graduated in English from the ...
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Saksiri Meesomsueb
Saksiri Meesomsueb (Thai: ศักดิ์ศิริ มีสมสืบ; rtgs: Saksiri Misomsuep; born 23 August 1957 in Nakhon Sawan) is a Thai poet and writer. He is also known by the pen name Kittisak.Meesomsueb won...
Ngarmpun Vejjajiva
Ngarmpun Vejjajiva (Thai: งามพรรณ เวชชาชีวะ, rtgs: Ngamphan Wetchachiwa, born 1963 in London) is a Thai novelist and translator. She was the recipient of the S.E.A. Write Award for Thailand i...
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Jose Maria Sison
José María Sison (born 8 February 1939 in Cabugao, Commonwealth of the Philippines) is a writer and activist who founded the Communist Party of the Philippines and added elements of Maoism to its phil...
Alfred Yuson
Alfred A. Yuson (born 1945) (also known as Krip Yuson) is a Filipino author of novels, poetry and short stories.
Early in his career, Yuson received a writing fellowship to attend the National Wr...
Win Lyovarin
Win Lyovarin (Thai: วินทร์ เลียววาริณ, RTGS: Win Liaowarin, birth name: Somchai Lyowarin, Thai: สมชัย เลี้ยววาริณ, born March 23, 1956 in Amphoe Hat Yai, Songkhla Province, Thailand) is a Thai wri...