Prize a catalyst to raise standards

Author Peter Augustine Goh won the Singapore Literature Prize in 2016 for his short story collection Air Mata Di Arafah (Tears In Arafah).
Author Peter Augustine Goh won the Singapore Literature Prize in 2016 for his short story collection Air Mata Di Arafah (Tears In Arafah).ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

The Singapore Literature Prize boosted the sales of short story collection Air Mata Di Arafah (Tears In Arafah), says author Peter Augustine Goh, 64.

The 2016 winner in the Malay fiction category says at least 1,000 copies of his book have been sold.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 14, 2018, with the headline 'Prize a catalyst to raise standards'. Print Edition | Subscribe