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

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

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