BIOGRAPHY

Grace Chia is the author of several books, including womangoThe Cuckoo Conundrum and Cordelia, which was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2014 for poetry. Her writing is widely anthologised, including in Anthology of English Writing in Southeast AsiaSingapore Literature in EnglishMining for MeaningFish Eats LionA Luxury We Cannot AffordFrom Walden To WoodlandsHOW2 (US), Blue Lyra Review (US), Stylus Poetry Journal (Australia) and translated for die horen (Germany), La Traductiere (France) and Knijzevne Novine (Serbia).

She is the editor of the prose anthology We Are Family, and Junoesq Literary Journal, which she founded. The inaugural NAC-NTU Writer-in-Residence for 2011-2012, she has taught creative writing at Nanyang Technological University and DigiPen Singapore Institute of Technology.

She was the first female writer from Singapore to be invited to the Austin International Poetry Festival in the US, the Queensland Poetry Festival and the National Young Writers Festival in Australia, and was featured numerously at the Singapore Writers Festival.

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