Bibliography — Books

Novels and Novellas

A Fickle and Restless Weapon (preview)

The Diary of One Who Disappeared (preview)

 

Collections

Strange Mammals, Infinity Plus Books, Oct 2013

The Alchemy of Happiness, Infinity Plus Books, Dec 2012

Red Dot Irreal, Math Paper Press, Oct 2011 (out of print); Revised Edition, Infinity Plus Books, Dec 2012

Strange Mammals The Alchemy of Happiness Red Dot Irreal Red Dot Irreal

 

Chapbooks

LiterallyMaps: Geylang East – Organ Last Will Test, Math Paper Press, forthcoming

Embracing the Strange: The Transformative Impact of Speculative Fiction, Math Paper Press, Sep 2013

The Time Traveler’s Son, Limited Edition, Papaveria Press, Dec 2008 (out of print)

Four Seasons in One Day (with Janet Chui), Two Cranes Press, Oct 2003 (out of print)

The Curragh of Kildaire (illustrated by Jamie Bishop), Dec 2001 (out of print); Revised Edition, Oct 2012

Embracing the Strange The Time Traveler's Son  Four Seasons in One Day The Curragh of Kildaire

 

Children’s Books

Carol the Coral (illustrated by Annabella Goh), Limited Edition, Keppel Land, Jun 2016

A Curious Bundle for Bo Bo and Cha Cha (illustrated by Patrick Yee), Epigram Books, Oct 2015; Finalist, 2016 SCBWI Crystal Kite Member Choice Awards in Middle East/India/Asia category

Bo Bo and Cha Cha and the Lost Child (illustrated by Patrick Yee), Epigram Books, Apr 2015

Bo Bo and Cha Cha Cook Up a Storm (illustrated by Patrick Yee), Epigram Books, Oct 2014

Bo Bo and Cha Cha and the New Year Gift (illustrated by Patrick Yee), Epigram Books, Jan 2014 (2nd printing); Chinese edition (trans. Koh Chern Phing), Epigram Books, Apr 2017; Malay edition (trans. Anwar Hashim), Epigram Books, Apr 2017; Tamil edition (trans. Shanthini Muthiah & Manimegala Siva), Epigram Books, Apr 2017

Bo Bo and Cha Cha’s Big Day Out (illustrated by Patrick Yee), Epigram Books, May 2013 (4th printing); Finalist, 2013 POPULAR Readers’ Choice Awards for English (Children)

A New Home for Bo Bo and Cha Cha (illustrated by Patrick Yee), Epigram Books, Dec 2012 (3rd printing); Finalist, 2013 SCBWI Crystal Kite Member Choice Awards in Middle East/India/Asia category

Carol the Coral
A Curious Bundle for Bo Bo and Cha Cha Bo Bo and Cha Cha and the Lost Child Bo Bo and Cha Cha Cook Up a Storm Bo Bo and Cha Cha and the New Year Gift Bo Bo and Cha Cha's Big Day Out A New Home for Bo Bo and Cha Cha

 

Anthologies

Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume Three (guest editor Cyril Wong), Epigram Books, Oct 2017

Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume Two, Epigram Books, Oct 2015

Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume One, Epigram Books, Oct 2013 (2nd printing)

Fish Eats Lion: New Singaporean Speculative Fiction, Math Paper Press, Nov 2012 (out of print); Infinity Plus Books, Jun 2014

A Field Guide to Surreal Botany (with Janet Chui), Two Cranes Press, Jul 2008; World Fantasy Award Nomination for Janet Chui (Best Artist Category)

Scattered, Covered, Smothered, Two Cranes Press, Dec 2004 (out of print)

Break On Through: The Wolf City Anthology, Apr 1998 (out of print)

BNSSS Vol 3 BNSSS Vol 2 BNSSS Vol 1 Fish Eats Lion Fish Eats Lion  A Field Guide to Surreal Botany  Scattered, Covered, Smothered

 

Books Edited

Sisters & Senang by Jean Tay, Epigram Books, Feb 2018

Misdirection by Ning Cai, Epigram Books, Feb 2018; Longlist, 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize

The Last Immigrant by Lau Siew Mei, Epigram Books, Jan 2018; Longlist, 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize

Gull Between Heaven and Earth by Boey Kim Cheng, Epigram Books, Oct 2017

Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday by Jennani Durai, Epigram Books, Sep 2017

Launch Pad by Shelly Bryant, Epigram Books, Aug 2017

The Brigadier’s Daughter by Paul Callan, Epigram Books, Jul 2017

Ollie: Diary of a First-Time Dad by Drewscape, Jun 2017

Lieutenant Kurosawa’s Errand Boy by Warran Kalasegaran, Epigram Books, Jun 2017; Longlist, 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize

Once We Were There by Bernice Chauly, Epigram Books, Jun 2017

State of Emergency by Jeremy Tiang, Epigram Books, May 2017; Epigram Books UK, Nov 2017; Finalist, 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize

Surrogate Protocol by Tham Cheng-E, Epigram Books, Apr 2017; Finalist, 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize

Fox Fire Girl by O Thiam Chin, Epigram Books, Mar 2017; Epigram Books UK, Mar 2018; Finalist, 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize

The Gatekeeper by Nuraliah Norasid, Epigram Books, Mar 2017; Epigram Books UK, Sep 2017; Winner, 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize

Altered Straits by Kevin Martens Wong, Epigram Books, Feb 2017; Longlist, 2015 Epigram Books Fiction Prize

Mum Is Where The Heart Is by You Jin (trans. Shelly Bryant), Epigram Books, Jan 2017

A Life in Words by You Jin (trans. Shelly Bryant), Epigram Books, Nov 2016

We Contain Multitudes: Twelve Years of SOFTBLOW edited by Jason Wee & Cyril Wong, Epigram Books, Oct 2016

Kappa Quartet by Daryl Qilin Yam, Epigram Books, Sep 2016; Epigram Books UK, May 2017; Longlist, 2015 Epigram Books Fiction Prize; Selected by The Business Times as one of the Best Books of 2016; Finalist, 2017 Singapore Book Award for Best Book Cover Design

Heaven Has Eyes by Philip Holden, Epigram Books, Sep 2016

The Eye of History by Robert Yeo, Epigram Books, Aug 2016

Inheritance by Balli Kaur Jaswal, Epigram Books, Jun 2016; Epigram Books UK, May 2017; Winner, 2014 Sydney Morning Herald’s Best Young Novelist Award; Finalist, 2017 Singapore Book Award for Best Book Cover Design

Sugarbread by Balli Kaur Jaswal, Epigram Books, Jun 2016 (2nd printing); Epigram Books UK, Sep 2017; Finalist, 2015 Epigram Books Fiction Prize; Finalist, 2017 Singapore Book Award for Fiction; Selected by The Business Times as one of the Best Books of 2016; Selected by The Straits Times as one of the Best Books of 2016

Now That It’s Over by O Thiam Chin, Epigram Books, Jun 2016 (2nd printing); Epigram Books UK, Jul 2017; Winner, 2017 Singapore Book Award for Fiction; Winner, 2015 Epigram Books Fiction Prize; Selected by The Business Times as one of the Best Books of 2016; Selected by The Straits Times as one of the Best Books of 2016

Rebel Rites by Deborah Emmanuel, Cosmic Grasshopper Press, May 2016

Big Mole by Ming Cher, Epigram Books, Oct 2015; Finalist, 2016 Singapore Book Awards for Fiction and Best Book Cover Design

It Never Rains on National Day by Jeremy Tiang, Epigram Books, Sep 2015 (2nd printing); Finalist, 2016 Singapore Literature Prize for English Fiction

A White Rose at Midnight by Lim Chor Pee, Epigram Books, Sep 2015

The Widower by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed (trans. Alfian Sa’at), Epigram Books, May 2015 (2nd printing); Epigram Books UK, Jan 2018; Finalist, 2016 Singapore Literature Prize for English Fiction

In Time, Out of Place by You Jin (trans. Shelly Bryant), Epigram Books, Apr 2015; Finalist, 2016 Singapore Literature Prize for English Non-Fiction

Death By Perfume by You Jin (trans. Jeremy Tiang), Epigram Books, Apr 2015

Singular Acts of Endearment by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, Grey Sparrow Press / Squircle Line Press, Oct 2014

Trivialities About Me and Myself by Yeng Pway Ngon (trans. Howard Goldblatt), Epigram Books, Oct 2014; Winner, 2008 Singapore Literature Prize for Chinese; Selected by Asiaweek as one of the 10 Best Chinese Novels of 2006; Selected by The Business Times as one of the Best Books of 2014

Ten Things My Father Never Taught Me and Other Stories by Cyril Wong, Epigram Books, Oct 2014 (2nd printing); Epigram Books UK, May 2018; Recommended by the National Library Board and Ministry of Communications and Information

The Space Between the Raindrops by Justin Ker, Epigram Books, Oct 2014

The Goddess in the Living Room by Latha (multiple trans.), Epigram Books, Aug 2014; Epigram Books UK, Mar 2018

A Certain Exposure by Jolene Tan, Epigram Books, Apr 2014; Selected by The Straits Times as one of the Best Books of 2014; Selected by The Business Times as one of the Best Books of 2014; Recommended by the National Library Board and Ministry of Communications and Information

The Last Lesson of Mrs de Souza by Cyril Wong, Epigram Books, Oct 2013 (2nd printing); Epigram Books UK, Jul 2017

Ministry of Moral Panic by Amanda Lee Koe, Epigram Books, Oct 2013 (6th printing; New Edition, Nov 2016); CulturBooks (German trans. by Zoë Beck), Sep 2016; Winner, 2016 Singapore Book Award for Fiction; Winner, 2014 Singapore Literature Prize for English Fiction; Longlist, 2014 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award; Selected by The Business Times as one of the Top 10 English Singapore books from 1965–2015

The Wayang at Eight Milestone by Gregory Nalpon, edited by Angus Whitehead, Epigram Books, Oct 2013 (2nd printing)

Confrontation by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed (trans. Shaffiq Selamat), Epigram Books, May 2013; Epigram Books UK, May 2018; Selected for 2005 READ! Singapore by National Library Board; Selected by The Business Times as one of the Best Books of 2013; Consolation Prize, 1999 Malay Literary Award

Nurse Molly Returns by Katherine Soh, Epigram Books, May 2013

Clear Brightness by Boey Kim Cheng, Epigram Books, Nov 2012 (3rd printing); Finalist, 2014 John Bray Poetry Award; Finalist, 2014 Multicultural NSW Award; Selected by The Straits Times as one of the Best Books of 2012

Off the Map by Daniel Wallace, Two Cranes Press, Mar 2005 (out of print)

The Brigadier's Daughter Lieutenant Kurosawa's Errand Boy Once We Were There State of Emergency Surrogate Protocol Fox Fire Girl The Gatekeeper Altered Straits Mum Is Where The Heart Is A Life in Words Ministry of Moral Panic Special Cover Edition Ministry of Moral Panic Special Cover Edition Ministry of Moral Panic Special Cover Edition Ministry of Moral Panic Special Cover Edition We Contain Multitudes Kappa Quartet Heaven Has Eyes The Eye of History Inheritance Sugarbread Now That It's Over Rebel Rites Big Mole It Never Rains on National Day A White Rose at Midnight The Widower In Time, Out of Place Death by Perfume Singular Acts of Endearment Trivialities About Me and Myself Ten Things My Father Never Taught Me and Other Stories The Space Between the Raindrops The Goddess in the Living Room A Certain Exposure The Last Lesson of Mrs de Souza Ministry of Moral Panic The Wayang at Eight Milestone Confrontation  Nurse Molly Returns  Clear Brightness  Off the Map

 

Books Introduced & Blurbed

The Infinite Library by Victor Fernando R. Ocampo, Math Paper Press, forthcoming

A Collection of Nightmares by Christina Sng, Raw Dog Screaming Press, forthcoming

Beneath the Lion City: Irreal Stories of Singapore by Singapore American School’s Advanced Topic Writing Seminar 2016–17, Student Press Initiative, Apr 2017

Salamanca by Dean Francis Alfar, Anvil Publishing, Apr 2017

And the Walls Come Crumbling Down by Tania De Rozario, Math Paper Press, Apr 2016

Unnatural Selection by Shelly Bryant, Math Paper Press, Oct 2015

A Field Guide to the Roads of Manila and Other Stories by Dean Francis Alfar, Anvil Publishing, Sep 2015

WonderLust by Nikki Alfar, Anvil Publishing, Nov 2014

The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet and Other Stories by Vandana Singh, Zubaan Books / Penguin India, Jan 2009

Beneath the Lion City Salamanca And the Walls Come Crumbling Down Unnatural Selection A Field Guide to the Roads of Manila WonderLust The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet