Award-winning Thai writer Veeraporn Nitiprapha drew inspiration from country's political protests

Thai author Veeraporn Nitiprapha will soon have her sophomore novel, which won her the second SEA Write Award, translated into English.
Thai author Veeraporn Nitiprapha will soon have her sophomore novel, which won her the second SEA Write Award, translated into English.PHOTO: A DAY MAGAZINE

SINGAPORE - Last year, Thai author Veeraporn Nitiprapha won the South-east Asian Writers Award, making her the first woman to win the award twice.

The accolade, which she first won in 2015, has been given out annually by the Thai government since 1979 and honours writers from each of the 10 member countries of the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean).

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