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Cheryl Tan

Born and raised in Singapore, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a New York–based journalist and author of A Tiger in the Kitchen: A Memoir of Food and Family, and edited the fiction anthology Singapore Noir. She has been a staff writer at the Wall Street Journal, InStyle magazine, and the Baltimore Sun.

Her first novel, Sarong Party Girls is the new witty and stylish summer must-read!

My Sessions

A workshop by Cheryl Tan. Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is the author of the new novel “Sarong Party Girls” as well as the critically acclaimed food memoir “A Tiger in the Kitchen,” which New York magazine named one of the “Top 25 Must-Read Food Memoirs of All Time.” “Tiger” tells the story of a year that […]

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RE: Chic Lit. or Why Women Should Rule the World

Black Box

Literature is still very much a man’s world. Whether in English or not, books by women are still rarely in the spotlight of publishers, critics, and award panels. Umapagan Ampikaipakan sits down with two women in literature for a conversation about how each went about finding their own unique literary voice and why it is critical […]

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RE: English, Singlish, Manglish.

Black Box

DELAYED TO 6.30PM DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES.   We adopt. We appropriate. We mix. We muddle. We mangle. We hurt the ones we love the most. Fuad Rahmat speaks to two Malaysians, a Singaporean, and an actual English person about our beloved English language, about its uses and abuses, about how its versatility has spawned […]

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