Poet Christina Sng is the first Singaporean to win the Bram Stoker award

A fan of horror, poet Christina Sng wrote A Collection Of Nightmares (2017) and won the Bram Stoker Award for it.
A fan of horror, poet Christina Sng wrote A Collection Of Nightmares (2017) and won the Bram Stoker Award for it.ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG

Poet Christina Sng is the first Singaporean to win the accolade, which is given out by the Horror Writers Association

There is a ghost story Singaporean poet Christina Sng heard when she was young, about a man with red eyes who lurks in the shadows behind open doors.

She cannot remember all the details, but mention him today and the hairs still stand on her arms.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 15, 2018, with the headline 'Bram Stoker Award for creepy poetry'. Print Edition | Subscribe