Winning the Singapore Literature Prize, what good is it?

(Clockwise from top left) Author Amanda Lee Koe, cartoonist Sonny Liew, poet Joshua Ip and storyteller Roger Jenkins.
(Clockwise from top left) Author Amanda Lee Koe, cartoonist Sonny Liew, poet Joshua Ip and storyteller Roger Jenkins.PHOTOS: ST FILE, KIRSTEN TAN

SINGAPORE - 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. Possibly, if talks succeed, the Arab world.

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