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

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?'. Print Edition | Subscribe