The Books

BSSS1

Best Singaporean Short Stories 1

A “best of the best” anthology of short fiction written by Singapore’s most imaginative minds, including Balli Kaur Jaswal, Jeremy Tiang, Cyril Wong and more.
 

 
A Fickle and Restless Weapon

A Fickle and Restless Weapon

A Calvino-esque psychological novel about transnational characters using varied art forms to struggle against a Southeast Asian surveillance state. With explosions.
 

Most Excellent and Lamentable

Most Excellent and Lamentable

Let Lundberg’s imagination introduce you to an unearthly stargirl, a foul-mouthed wombat, slithering immortals, a fish with premonitions, and much more.

 
Diary of One Who Disappeared

Diary of One Who Disappeared

In 2040, Lucas Lehrer finds himself a fugitive in the Southeast Asian nation of Tinhau, and he discovers that his deep-seated desires are coming true.
 

BNSSS Series

Best New Singaporean Short Stories (Series)

“Our stories are everywhere we look, and those stories matter; they are as varied and as manifold as we are.”
–Pooja Nansi, from the preface to Volume Four
 

 
Embracing the Strange

Embracing the Strange

In early 2012, Jason Erik Lundberg delivered a plenary talk about the extraordinary impact of speculative fiction on every facet of his life, from childhood to the birth of his daughter, and beyond.
 

Bo Bo and Cha Cha Series

Bo Bo and Cha Cha (Series)

This series of children’s picture books follows the adventures of two pandas and their new experiences after relocating from the bamboo forests of China to sweltering tropical Singapore. Ages 3-7.
 

 
Carol the Coral

Carol the Coral

A children’s picture book about a young coral who finds a new home at King’s Dock in Singapore, and learns about friendship, perseverance and standing up to bullies. Ages 3-7.
 

Fish Eats Lion

Fish Eats Lion

These twenty-two stories—from emerging writers publishing their first work to winners of the Singapore Literature Prize and the Cultural Medallion—explore the fundamental singularity of the Lion City.
 

 
Strange Mammals

Strange Mammals

Strange superheroes and the magic of the quotidian; stories of piercing darkness and quirky, surreal humour; writing from the heart and soul; phantasmagorical journeys into what it means to be human.
 

The Alchemy of Happiness

The Alchemy of Happiness

In various guises and forms, through the interstices of our reality and multiple afterlives, two ancient siblings seek the one metaphysical formula that will lead them out of the cycle of suffering.
 

 
Red Dot Irreal

Red Dot Irreal

Travel to Southeast Asia on wings of the fantastic for Lundberg’s debut short-story collection. Once you enter these surreal worlds of equatorial fantastika, a part of you will never leave.