Singapore Literature Prize winner - so what?

These writers have won Singapore's top literature prize, but how has it impacted their careers? Melissa Sim and Olivia Ho report

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Since Amanda Lee Koe's debut short story collection Ministry Of Moral Panic won the Singapore Literature Prize in 2014, it has gone places she never expected.

Germany, for example, where a translation of it was shortlisted for two awards. Soon, Turkey.

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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 Singapore Literature Prize winner - so what?. Subscribe