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Chuah Guat Eng

Chuah Guat Eng is a Malaysian fiction writer. She has a PhD from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia for her thesis, ‘From Conflict to Insight: A Zen-based Reading Procedure for the Analysis of Fiction’. Her literary publications include two novels, ‘Echoes of Silence’ (1994, 2009) and ‘Days of Change’ (2010), and three short-story collections, ‘Tales from the Baram River’ (2001), ‘The Old House’ (2008), and ‘Dream Stuff’ (2014). In August-September 2015, she wrote “How to Talk about Malaysian novels in English without reading any”, a series of articles for StarTwo celebrating the growth and development of the genre from 1965 to 2014.

My Sessions

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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