Stories about Epigram and our authors.

2019

7 Unique Concept Restaurants That’ll Have You Dining In Style
Aug 21, 2019
The Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop is featured in this special

Ex-chef at S’pore Michelin-starred restaurant was once pwned by fishmonger at wet market
Aug 21, 2019
A feature interview with Pamelia Chia, author of Wet Market to Table

Pico Iyer Launches His Latest Book, First Writer in Residence of Raffles Hotel
Aug 15, 2019

After teen pregnancies, homelessness and divorce, she finds success
Aug 13, 2019
A feature interview with Liyana Dhamirah, author of Homeless: The Untold Story of a Mother’s Struggle in Crazy Rich Singapore

Inspired by Raffles Hotel to write
Aug 5, 2019
Interview feature with Pico Iyer for his book, This Could Be Home

A Home Called Raffles
Aug 3, 2019
Author Pico Iyer recalls his time in Singapore in this excerpt from This Could Be Home

5 Minutes With … Pamelia Chia, Food Scientist-Turned-Cookbook Author
Aug 2, 2019
The Tatler features Pamelia Chia, author of Wet Market to Table


Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop
Mar 7, 2019
Featuring the The Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop

Step into this cafe for a cuppa and Singapore literature
Mar 6, 2019
Featuring the The Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop

Singapore publisher Epigram opens first local bookstore selling only local books
Mar 6, 2019
Featuring the The Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop

Love in the 21st Century
Feb 27, 2019
Featuring Nuril Basri, author of Love, Lies and Indomee

Tried & Tested: What We’re Loving Right Now, from Brunch to Skincare to Books
Feb 27, 2019
Featuring Lesley-Anne and Monica Lim, author of The Danger Dan series

Singaporean graphic novel gets chance to become animated film
Feb 26, 2019
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

 
 

2018

Fighting to Have A Baby through IVF; Fighting to Make Time for Baby
Dec 12, 2018
Featuring Linda Locke, author of Jack Is Curious: Will I Grow Old? and Jack Is Curious: Why Do People Cry When They’re Happy?

Hunting for ghosts, metaphors and meaning: A cemetery stroll with ‘The Minorities’ author Suffian Hakim
Nov 29, 2018
Featuring Suffian Hakim, author of The Minorities

Prize-winning book sprung from mid-life crisis
Nov 27, 2018
Featuring our Epigram Books Fiction Prize 

Writer Ng Yi-Sheng subverts the myths of the Lion City in fantasy and science fiction
Nov 26, 2018
Featuring Ng Yi-Sheng, author of Lion City

Turning 35 prompted Yeoh Jo-Ann to complete winning Epigram Books Fiction Prize novel
Nov 26, 2018
Featuring our Epigram Books Fiction Prize 

Book review: Ng Yi-Sheng's clever, colourful collection Lion City puts a fantasy twist on Singapore stereotypes
Nov 26, 2018
A review of Lion City by Ng Yi-Sheng

Adan Jimenez & Felicia Low-Jimenez
Nov 23, 2018
Featuring A.J Low, author of the Sherlock Sam series

First-time novelist wins richest Singapore literary prize
Nov 23, 2018
Featuring our Epigram Books Fiction Prize 

Debut novel wins Singapore's richest literary prize, which opens to Asean writers next year
Nov 22, 2018
Featuring our Epigram Books Fiction Prize 

On Writing Place: An Interview with Inez Tan
Nov 14, 2018
Featuring Inez Tan, author of This Is Where I Won't Be Alone

A Real Paige Turner
Nov, 2018
Featuring Paige Parker, author of Don't Call Me Mrs Rogers: Love, Loathing and Our Epic Drive Around the World

Kid-Friendly Local Books about Singapore & by Singapore Authors
Oct 31, 2018
Featuring Monica Lim and Lesley-Anne Tan, author of Secrets of Singapore: Botanic Gardens, Quek Hong Shin, author of The Incredible Basket, Ken Kwek, author of Timothy and the Phubbers, Maureen Yeo, author of The Great Singapore Poo Sale and Other Beastly Business, Atiqah Halim and Zafirah Idris, authors of What a Mix-Up!, and Linda Locke, author of the Jack is Curious series

Elaine Chiew Talks to Ng Yi-Sheng, author of Lion City
Oct 30, 2018
Featuring Ng Yi-Sheng, author of Lion City

Four first-time novelists shortlisted for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize
Oct 22, 2018
Featuring our Epigram Books Fiction Prize 

Don’t Call Me Mrs Rogers: Paige Parker’s Side Of The Story 
Oct 09, 2018
Featuring Paige Parker, author of Don't Call Me Mrs Rogers: Love, Loathing and Our Epic Drive Around the World

Behind The Byline: Don't Call Me Mrs Rogers, Says Paige Parker
Oct 07, 2018
Featuring Paige Parker, author of Don't Call Me Mrs Rogers: Love, Loathing and Our Epic Drive Around the World

‘Marriage And Mutton Curry’: Heart-making chortle on Malaysia’s Jaffna Tamil community
Oct 06, 2018
A review of Marriage and Mutton Curry by M.Shanmughalingam

Author’s book launch gets royal treatment
Oct 06, 2018
Featuring M.Shanmughalingam, author of Marriage and Mutton Curry

Eight new faces on Epigram Books Fiction Prize longlist
Sep 28, 2018
Featuring our Epigram Books Fiction Prize 

A tale for all Singaporean sport: Leonard Thomas
Sep 27, 2018
A review of When We Were Kings by Godfrey Robert

Interview with Author Peh Shing Huei: Be a Mad Cow.
Sep 25, 2018
Featuring Peh Shing Huei, author of Dream Island

How I Travel: Paige Parker
Sep 24, 2018
Featuring Paige Parker, author of Don't Call Me Mrs Rogers: Love, Loathing and Our Epic Drive Around the World

How I Travel: Paige Parker
Sep 24, 2018
Featuring Paige Parker, author of Don't Call Me Mrs Rogers: Love, Loathing and Our Epic Drive Around the World

Lion City lit: Inez Tan launches her debut short story collection
Sep 18, 2018
Featuring Inez Tan, author of This Is Where I Won't Be Alone

Imran Hashim: The Brain Behind the Thong
Sep 17, 2018
Featuring Imran Hashim, author of Annabelle Thong

What it means to be a woman and an immigrant
Sep 11, 2018
Featuring Akshita Nanda, author of Nimita’s Place

“Born in the Wrong Environs”: Amanda Lee Koe and The Inequality of Love and Labor
Sep 11, 2018
A review of Ministry of Moral Panic by Amanda Lee Koe

Author turned down scholarship to be better writer
Sep 10, 2018
Featuring Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao! and The Riot Act

Graphic novelist Sonny Liew says he and group that met Mahathir 'too wide-eyed and naive'
Sep 04, 2018
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Journalist writes about immigrant experience in debut novel
Aug 24, 2018
Featuring Akshita Nanda, author of Nimita's Place

Winning the Singapore Literature Prize, what good is it?
Aug 13, 2018
Featuring Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic, Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, and Jeremy Tiang author of State of Emergency and It Never Rains on National Day

A new chapter for singlit
Aug 11, 2018
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

Jeremy Tiang wins Singapore Literature Prize in English fiction
Aug 07, 2018
Featuring Jeremy Tiang, author of State of Emergency and It Never Rains on National Day

Jeremy Tiang wins Singapore Literature Prize in English fiction category for novel on leftist movements
Aug 06, 2018
Featuring Jeremy Tiang, author of State of Emergency and It Never Rains on National Day

Profound societal concerns in an easily digestible adventure
Jul 17, 2018
Featuring Judith Huang, author of Sofia and the Utopia Machine

Andre Yeo imagines Singapore under attack in debut novel 9th Of August
Jul 03, 2018
Featuring Andre Yeo, author of 9th of August

Earnest warning that terrorism could strike at home
Jul 03, 2018
Featuring Andre Yeo, author of 9th of August

Epigram Books sweeps English fiction category in S'pore Lit Prize
Jun 20, 2018
Featuring Jennani Durai, author of Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday, Balli Kaur Jaswal, author of Inheritance and Sugarbread, Wong Souk Yee, author of Death of a Perm Sec and Nuraliah Norasid, author of The Gatekeeper

Get to know the woman behind Singapore's national flower in new children's book
Jun 18, 2018
Featuring Linda Locke, author of Agnes and her Amazing Orchid: How Vanda Miss Joaquim Became Singapore’s National Flower

Ken Kwek releases new book Timothy And The Phubbers
May 28, 2018
Featuring Ken Kwek, author of Timothy and the Phubbers

Mad wo(men) of marketing: Meet Godmother’s Linda Locke
May 17, 2018
Featuring Linda Locke, author of Agnes and her Amazing Orchid: How Vanda Miss Joaquim Became Singapore’s National Flower

Generation T 2018: Meet The Tribe
May 03, 2018
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

Confessions of an online chef
Apr 30, 2018
Featuring Diana Gale, author of The Domestic Goddess Wannabe Bakes

Longing & Belonging: An Interview with Epigram Authors Jennani Durai and Inez Tan
Apr 26, 2018
Featuring Inez Tan, author of This Is Where I Won't Be Alone, and Jennani Durai, author of Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday

Three new local adult fiction novels feature familiar settings
Apr 17, 2018
Featuring Ning Cai, author of The Savant Trilogy: Misdirection (book 1), Low Ying Ping author of the Mount Emily series and Pauline Loh author of Lion Boy and Drummer Girl

8:30AM at a Stranger’s Funeral
Apr 13, 2018
Featuring Angjolie Mei, author of Dying to Meet You

Magician Ning Cai set to release first book in new young adult trilogy
Apr 10, 2018
Featuring Ning Cai, author of The Savant Trilogy: Misdirection (book 1)

European accolades for Charlie Chan comic
Apr 12, 2018
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Sonny Liew's The Art Of Charlie Chan Hock Chye wins more foreign prizes
Apr 11, 2018
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Making baking easy: Cookbook author's recipe for pandan coconut butter cake
Apr 01, 2018
Featuring Diana Gale, author of The Domestic Goddess Wannabe Bakes

If this is home, truly, it should look like home
Apr 01, 2018
by Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic

National Reading Movement: Interview with Edmund Wee
Mar 26, 2018
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

Burying the Spoils of War: Warran Kalsegaran’s Lieutenant Kurosawa’s Errand Boy
Mar 25, 2018
A review of Lieutenant Kurosawa’s Errand Boy by Warran Kalasegaran

A Childhood Dream Come True: A Conversation with Writer Akshita Nanda
Mar 26, 2018
Featuring Akshita Nanda, author of Nimita’s Place

Longing for Home: Boey Kim Cheng’s Gull Between Heaven and Earth
Mar 25, 2018
A review of Gull Between Heaven and Earth by Boey Kim Cheng

Veteran political cartoonist Morgan Chua dies at 68
Mar 23, 2018
Covering of the death of Morgan Chua, author of Tiananmen, LKY and Mdm Kwa

Making magic with words
Mar 18, 2018
Featuring Suffian Hakim, author of The Minorities and Harris bin Potter and the Stoned Philosopher

A Moment With Author Sebastian Sim
Mar 13, 2018
Featuring Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao! and The Riot Act

Free books spark an interest in local authors
Mar 12, 2018
Featuring our #BuySingLit initiative

5 books written by Singaporean authors you should read
Mar 08, 2018
Featuring Nuraliah Norasid, author of The Gatekeeper, Suffian Hakim, author of The Minorities and Harris bin Potter and the Stoned Philosopher, and Daryl Qilin Yam, author of Kappa Quartet

Pick up a new read at the SingLit Heartland Book Drop
Mar 02, 2018
Featuring our #BuySingLit initiative

Local literature vital to 'soul' of Singapore
Feb 24, 2018
Featuring our #BuySingLit initiative

Immigration Cut and The Last Immigrant
Feb 23, 2018
Featuring The Last Immigrant by Lau Siew Mei

Char for Charudati
Feb 21, 2018
A review of Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday by Jennani Durai

Singapore-born writer tackles immigrant issues in third novel
Feb 20, 2018
Featuring Lau Siew Mei, author of The Last Immigrant

I Can Only Go by My Gut
Feb 19, 2018
Featuring Jeremy Tiang, author of State of Emergency

The City and the Writer: In Singapore with Amanda Lee Koe
Jan 10, 2018
Featuring Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic

K.L. CONFIDENTIAL
Jan 09, 2018
Review of Once We Were There, by Bernice Chauly

 

2017

The 10 best works of fiction in 2017
Dec 27, 2017
Featuring Jeremy Tiang, author of State of Emergency and It Never Rains on National Day

My reading list: Sebastian Sim
Dec 22, 2017
Featuring Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao! and The Riot Act

Shelly Bryant's Launch Pad depicts future where Singaporean quirks remain
Dec 19, 2017
Review of Launch Pad by Shelly Bryant

An elegy to Tang poet Du Fu that evokes beauty and pain
Dec 19, 2017
Review of Gull Between Heaven and Earth by Boey Kim Cheng

Delhi edition of Comic-Con: An arts body should not follow a political party’s ideology, says Sonny Liew
Dec 18, 2017
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Read all about it: race and stereotypes
Dec 12, 2017
Review of Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday by Jennani Durai

Quiet activist looking at his bank statement and smiling
Dec 11, 2017
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

Art of venturing into new genres
Dec 03, 2017
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Step in the Write Direction
Nov 28, 2017
Featuring Akshita Nanda, author of Nimita's Place, Andre Yeo, author of 9th of August, Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao! and The Riot Act, Judith Huang, author of Sofia and the Utopia Machine

Former croupier and prison officer turned award-winning author
Nov 28, 2017
Featuring Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao! and The Riot Act

Second time lucky for comedy author Sebastian Sim at Epigram Books Fiction Prize
Nov 23, 2017
Featuring Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao! and The Riot Act

Sustaining Singapore’s Stories
Nov 07, 2017
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

Contemporary voices: State of Emergency by Jeremy Tiang
Nov 02, 2017
Featuring Jeremy Tiang, author of State of Emergency and It Never Rains on National Day

Singapore Shelf
Oct 31, 2017
Featuring Gwee Li Sui, author of Death Wish, and Shelly Bryant, author of Launch Pad

Wearing Its Heart On Its Sleeves: Imran Hashim's Annabelle Thong
Oct 20, 2017
Review of Annabelle Thong by Imran Hashim

Synchrony and Diachrony: Philip Holden's Heaven Has Eyes
Oct 17, 2017
Review of Heaven Has Eyes by Philip Holden

Recognising Racism: Nuraliah Norasid's The Gatekeeper
Oct 17, 2017
Review of The Gatekeeper by Nuraliah Norasid

The Puzzle of a Puzzling Nation: Jeremy Tiang's It Never Rains on National Day
Oct 17, 2017
Review of It Never Rains on National Day by Jeremy Tiang

Book Review : The Brigadier’s Daughter
Oct 13, 2017
Review of The Brigadier’s Daughter by Paul Callan

Sponsorship secured for Epigram Books Fiction Prize, 10 on longlist
Sep 26 , 2017
Featuring Judith Huang, author of Sofia and the Utopia Machine, Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao! and The Riot Act, Carissa Foo, author of If It Were Up to Mrs Dada, Tham Cheng-E, author of Band Eight and Surrogate Protocol, Akshita Nanda, author of Nimita's Place, Andre Yeo, author of 9th of August, Teo Xue Shen, author of 18 Walls, Khor Kuan Liang, author of Kallang Basin Adagio, O Thiam Chin, author of Now That It's Over and Fox Fire Girl and Nuraliah Norasid, author of The Gatekeeper

Singapore's rebel bookseller seeks new narrative
Sep 22, 2017
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2017 shortlist announced
Sep 20, 2017
Featuring Akshita Nanda, author of Nimita's Place, Andre Yeo, author of 9th of August, Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao! and The Riot Act, Judith Huang, author of Sofia and the Utopia Machine

Award-winning comic artist Sonny Liew to return state funding for his new work
Sep 15, 2017
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Book Review I Paul Callan’s The Brigadier’s Daughter
Sep 13, 2017
Review of The Brigadier’s Daughter by Paul Callan

A new take on the Japanese Occupation
Sep 05, 2017
Review of Lieutenant Kurosawa’s Errand Boy by Warran Kalasegaran

Medusa in Singapore
Sep 02, 2017
Review of The Gatekeeper by Nuraliah Norasid

“Mee Siam Mai Hum – Some of the darnedest things our politicians say” – A Book Review
Aug 27, 2017
Review of Mee Siam Mai Hum by Edmund Wee

“State of Emergency” by Jeremy Tiang
Aug 22, 2017
Review of State of Emergency by Jeremy Tiang

Who should be among Singapore's pantheon of heroes?
Aug 11, 2017
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Children’s books about Singapore: local stories to add to your kid’s reading list
Aug 08, 2017
Featuring David Seow, author of A Day with the Duchess, A Royal Adventure, The Lion Dance, Fun at Adventure Cove, A Day At Dolphin Island

Three Books To Read This National Day
Aug 01, 2017
Featuring S. Rajaratnam, author of The Short Stories And Radio Plays of S. Rajaratnam

Review: Once We Were There
Jul 28, 2017
Review of Once We Were There by Bernice Chauly

Ang Jolie Mei, one of Singapore's few female funeral directors, shares her life in a book
Jul 17, 2017
Featuring Angjolie Mei, author of Dying to Meet You

For the record – July 2017
Jul 03, 2017
Featuring Warran Kalasegaran, author of Lieutenant Kurosawa’s Errand Boy, Jeremy Tiang, author of State of Emergency and It Never Rains on National Day, and Boey Kim Cheng, author of Between Stations

Jeremy Tiang completed debut novel without full grant from NAC
Jun 2, 2017
Featuring Jeremy Tiang, author of State of Emergency and It Never Rains on National Day

Great books to pick up this month
Mar 14, 2017
Featuring Imran Hashim, author of Annabelle Thong

She’s baaack: S'pore magic star Ning Cai makes a comeback
Mar 06, 2017
Featuring Ning Cai, author of Misdirection

Epigram Books nominated for children's book prize for second year running
Mar 02, 2017

Writer takes on taboo issues
Feb 27, 2017
Featuring Balli Kaur Jaswal, author of Inheritance and Sugarbread

10 Amazing children’s books to check out at #BuySingLit
Feb 24, 2017
Featuring our #BuySingLit initiative and our authors. Jason Erik Lundberg, author of A New Home for Bo Bo and Cha Cha, Patrick Yee, author of A Boy Named Harry, Edmund Lim, author of Where's Grandma?, Lily Kong, author of Dad's Too Busy, and Lorraine Tan, author of Karung Guni Boy

Hide & Seek: Find These Hidden Books In Your Neighbourhood And You’ll Get To Keep Them
Feb 17, 2017
Featuring our #BuySingLit initiative

Finders, Keepers: 50 Books at 50 Places
Feb 13, 2017
Featuring our #BuySingLit initiative

Find a piece of Singapore literature and bring it home
Feb 11, 2017
Featuring our #BuySingLit initiative

From historical epics to Singlish nursery rhymes
Feb 11, 2017
Featuring Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic, and Edwin Thumboo, author of The Best of Edwin Thumboo

The Lounge Chair Interview: 10 Questions with Daryl Qilin Yam
Feb 03, 2017
Featuring Daryl Qilin Yam, author of Kappa Quartet

Support local: New #BuySingLit movement hopes to boost Singapore literary scene
Feb 02, 2017
Featuring our #BuySingLit initiative

“Trivialities About Me and Myself” by Yeng Pway Ngon
Jan 30, 2017
Featuring Yeng Pway Ngon, author of Trivialities About Me and Myself and Unrest

Connecting with the wilderness
Jan 24, 2017
Featuring Chua Chye Teck, author of Beyond Wilderness

Weekend Interview: Edmund Wee
Jan 21, 2017
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

An ode to Singapore’s disappearing forests
Jan 19, 2017
Featuring Chua Chye Teck, author of Beyond Wilderness

"If you go deep enough..."
Jan 19, 2017
Review of Heaven Has Eyes by Philip Holden

He sells his personal book collection to fund e-store for local books
Jan 17, 2017
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

Local books going global
Jan 17, 2017
Featuring Balli Kaur Jaswal, author of Inheritance and Sugarbread and Daryl Qilin Yam, author of Kappa Quartet

10 Singaporean Artists You Have To Look Out For In 2017, As Recommended By A List
Jan 05, 2017
Featuring Daryl Qilin Yam, author of Kappa Quartet and Nuraliah Norasid, author of The Gatekeeper

Singaporeans who are marking new milestones this year
Jan 01, 2017
Featuring Nuraliah Norasid, author of The Gatekeeper

 

2016

Life Power List 2016
Dec 25, 2016
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

Novel Perspective
Dec 23, 2016
Featuring Balli Kaur Jaswal, author of Sugarbread

Favourite Singapore Books - Novel approaches
Dec 23, 2016
Featuring Balli Kaur Jaswal, author of Sugarbread, O Thiam Chin, author of Now That It's Over, Daryl Qilin Yam, author of Kappa Quartet, and Imran Hashim, author of Annabelle Thong

Book Review: Kappa Quartet by Daryl Qilin Yam
Dec 20, 2016
Featuring Daryl Qilin Yam, author of Kappa Quartet

Super-History : An interview with comic artist Sonny Liew
Dec 07, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

First-time author bags Epigram fiction prize
Dec 01, 2016
Featuring Nuraliah Norasid, author of The Gatekeeper

Epigram sets up London arm with man booker in mind
Dec 01, 2016
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

First-time novelist Nuraliah Norasid wins $25k Epigram Books Fiction prize
Nov 25, 2016
Featuring Nuraliah Norasid, author of The Gatekeeper

The rise of the anthology
Nov 23, 2016
Featuring Jason Erik Lundberg, author of The Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume One

An Introduction To Singaporean Literature In 6 Authors
Nov 21, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic, Cyril Wong, author of The Last Lesson of Mrs de Souza

Civil Society activist Constance Singam's new book keeps local food culture alive
Nov 13, 2016
Featuring Constance Singam, author of
Never Leave Home Without Your Chilli Sauce

Sherlock Sam to come alive onscreen
Oct 15, 2016
Featuring A.J Low, author of Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong, Sherlock Sam and the Ghostly Moans in Fort Canning, Sherlock Sam and the Sinister Letters in Bras Basah, Sherlock Sam and the Alien Encounter on Pulau Ubin, Sherlock Sam and the Vanished Robot in Penang, Sherlock Sam and the Cloaked Classmate in MacRitchie, Sherlock Sam and the Stolen Script in Balestier, Sherlock Sam and the Fiendish Mastermind in Jurong, Sherlock Sam and the Obento Bonanza in Tokyo, Sherlock Sam and the Comic Book Caper in New York, Sherlock Sam and the Quantum Pair in Queenstown, Sherlock Sam’s Orange Shorts, Sherlock Sam and the Fiendish Heist in London, Sherlock Sam and the Mysterious Mastermind in Seoul

Epigram fiction prize longlist includes illusionist Ning Cai and last year's winner, among others
Oct 14, 2016
Featuring our Epigram Books Fiction Prize 

Popular local children's book series Sherlock Sam headed for the big and small screens
Oct 13, 2016
Featuring A.J Low, author of
Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong, Sherlock Sam and the Ghostly Moans in Fort Canning, Sherlock Sam and the Sinister Letters in Bras Basah

Four writers vying for debut $20,000 fiction prize
Sep 30, 2016
Featuring our Epigram Books Fiction Prize 

Singaporean draws on experience studying in France to write a novel
Sep 11, 2016
Featuring Imran Hashim, author of Annabelle Thong

Amanda Lee Koe’s “Ministry Of Moral Panic”
Sep 08, 2016
Featuring Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic

Vanda Miss Joaquim's namesake gets official credit: A look at the national flower and 9 other famous orchid blooms
Sep 08, 2016
Featuring Linda Locke, author of Agnes and Her Amazing Orchid

Mother with a dark secret
Aug 07, 2016
Featuring Balli Kaur Jaswal, author of Inheritance and Sugarbread

Sleepover at the Aquarium
Aug 05, 2016
Featuring David Seow, author of A Day with the Duchess, A Royal Adventure, The Lion Dance, Fun at Adventure Cove, A Day At Dolphin Island

Recycled objects bring story to life
Jul 31, 2016
Featuring Lorraine Tan, author of Karung Guni Boy

S'pore Literature prize goes to graphic novel for first time
Jul 15, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Epigram doubles pot for Singapore’s richest literary prize to $40,000
Jul 14, 2016
Featuring our Epigram Books Fiction Prize 

Sugarbread plunges into Punjabi-Sikh community in Singapore
Jul 06, 2016
Featuring Balli Kaur Jaswal, author of Sugarbread

A well-crafted tale of two relationships
Jul 05, 2016
Featuring O Thiam Chin, author of Now That It's Over

From old manuscripts to new novels
Jul 05, 2016
Featuring Balli Kaur Jaswal, author of Sugarbread and Wong Souk Yee, author of Death of a Perm Sec

Ocean Dreams x Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di & Xandy: Return to S.E.A. Aquarium Book Launch
Jul 01, 2016
Featuring David Seow, author of A Day with the Duchess, A Royal Adventure, The Lion Dance, Fun at Adventure Cove, A Day At Dolphin Island

Singapore Shelf
Jun 26, 2016
Featuring Judith Huang, author of Sofia and the Utopia Machine, Jason Erik Lundberg, author of LONTAR Issue #10, Andre Yeo, author of 9th of August

Epigram Books publishes three new writers from Fiction Prize longlist
Jun 19, 2016
Featuring Daryl Qilin Yam, author of Kappa Quartet, Kevin Martens Wong, author of Altered Straits, Imran Hashim, author of Annabelle Thong, O Thiam Chin, author of Now That It's Over

Dad book for dad
Jun 18, 2016
Featuring Nari Hong, author of Don't Be Sorry, Dad!

Book review – Gimme Lao, the PAP politician you will hate to love
Jun 15, 2016
Featuring Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao! and The Riot Act

Now That its Over: A Writer’s Life with O Thiam Chin
Jun 12, 2016
Featuring O Thiam Chin, author of Now That It's Over

Singapore’s new literary discovery launches debut novel
Jun 09, 2016
Featuring Daryl Qilin Yam, author of Kappa Quartet

Same-Sex Parenting in Singapore: Reviewing ‘Baby Zoey: Our Search for Life and Family’
Jun 08, 2016
Featuring Olivia Chiong, author of Baby Zoey

Friday Flips #57: Grandma and the Things that Stay the Same
Jun 03, 2016
Featuring Eve Aw, author of Grandma and the Things That Stay The Same

Edmund Wee: Not Quite by the Book
May 28, 2016
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

Singapore Shelf: Death and life
May 29, 2016
Featuring Wong Souk Yee, author of Death of a Perm Sec

New chapter in Singapore literature
May 21, 2016
Featuring our #BuySingLit initiative

Singapore's literary scene enjoying revival
May 17, 2016
Featuring Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic, A.J Low, author of
Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong, Sherlock Sam and the Ghostly Moans in Fort Canning, Sherlock Sam and the Sinister Letters in Bras Basah and Adeline Foo, author of The Diary of Amos Lee: I Sit, I Write, I Flush!, The Diary of Amos Lee: I'm Twelve, I'm Tough, I Tweet!

Epigram Books wins big
May 13, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic, and Chew Chia Shao Wei, author of The Rock and the Bird

Friday Flips #54: Selected “Sam, Sebbie, and Di-Di-Di” Books
May 13, 2016
Featuring David Seow, author of A Day with the Duchess, A Royal Adventure, The Lion Dance, Fun at Adventure Cove, A Day At Dolphin Island

Graphic novel gets nod for Lit Prize
May 12, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, Mohamed Latiff Mohamed, author of The Widower, Jeremy Tiang, author of It Never Rains on National Day, Loke Hoe Yeong, author of Let The People Have Him, Chiam See Tong: The Early Years and You Jin author of In Time, Out of Place

Epigram Books scores big with 4 wins at Singapore Book Awards
May 11, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic, Chew Chia Shao Wei, author of The Rock and the Bird and Adeline Foo, author of The Diary of Amos Lee: I Sit, I Write, I Flush!, The Diary of Amos Lee: I'm Twelve, I'm Tough, I Tweet!, The Diary of Amos Lee: Lights, Camera, Superstar!

Picturesque Shophouses by Ang Qing Sheng
May 09, 2016
Featuring Ang Qing Sheng, author of Picturesque Shophouses

My favourite cookbooks
May 08, 2016
Featuring Christopher Tan, author of Nerd Baker

Singapore Shelf
Apr 24, 2016
Featuring Low Ying Ping, author of Mount Emily, Mount Emily Revisited, Midnight At Mount Emily, and Goodbye, Mount Emily, Darel Seow, author of Where Are All the Birds? and Koh Hong Teng, author of Blks & Nos.

Singapore Shelf
Apr 24, 2016
Featuring Low Ying Ping, author of Mount Emily, Mount Emily Revisited, Midnight At Mount Emily, and Goodbye, Mount Emily, Darel Seow, author of Where Are All the Birds? and Koh Hong Teng, author of Blks & Nos.

Talking to Sonny Liew about Singapore and comics
Apr 14, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Singapore authors ink deals abroad
Apr 12, 2016
Featuring Balli Kaur Jaswal, author of Inheritance and Sugarbread

The man who paints tigers on an island
Apr 11, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

A rip-roaring tale about a would-be Singapore politician
Apr 10, 2016
Featuring Sebastian Sim, author of Let's Give It Up For Gimme Lao! and The Riot Act

Five authors vie for $10,000 book award
Mar 30, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic, Ming Cher, author of Big Mole, Lesley-Anne and Monica Lim, authors of Secrets of Singapore, Quek Hong Shin, author of The Amazing Sarong, Dave Chua and Ng Xiao Yan authors of The Girl Under the Bed, Chew Chia Shao Wei, author of The Rock and the Bird, Adeline Foo, author of The Travel Diary of Amos Lee: Monkeying in Malaysia! and Christopher Tan, author of Nerd Baker

11 Singapore books that should be on your reading list
Mar 30, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic, and Ming Cher, author of Big Mole

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye
Mar 15, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

The Life Interview with Chinese novelist Tham Yew Chin: Eye for detail
Mar 14, 2016
Featuring You Jin, author of Death by Perfume, In Time, Out of Place, Teaching Cats to Jump Hoops

Lion City march
Mar 12, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

New Book Starring Princess Charlotte To Be Released On Her Birthday In May
Mar 10, 2016
Featuring David Seow, author of A Day with the Duchess, A Royal Adventure, The Lion Dance, Fun at Adventure Cove, A Day At Dolphin Island

Buy the real art of Charlie Chan
Mar 09, 2016
Featuring Sonny Liew, author of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Princess Charlotte goes on a royal adventure in new children's book
Mar 08, 2016
Featuring David Seow, author of A Day with the Duchess, A Royal Adventure, The Lion Dance, Fun at Adventure Cove, A Day At Dolphin Island

Epigram Books in the running for Bologna Prize for Best Children’s Publisher of the Year
Mar 07, 2016
Featuring Epigram’s Founder, Edmund Wee

Epigram Books shortlisted for children’s publisher award
Mar 01, 2016
Featuring Adeline Foo, author of The Diary of Amos Lee: I Sit, I Write, I Flush!, The Diary of Amos Lee: I'm Twelve, I'm Tough, I Tweet!, The Diary of Amos Lee: Lights, Camera, Superstar!, The Diary of Amos Lee: Your D.I.Y. Toilet Diary to Fame!, Whoopie Lee: Almost Famous and Whoopie Lee: The Big Spell Off

Tell me in Tamil
Feb 01, 2016
Featuring Chew Chia Shao Wei, author of The Rock and the Bird, Pauline Loh, author of The Robot in My Playground, Catherine Khoo, author of Justice Bao

Interview with Amanda Lee Koe 
Jan 22, 2016
Featuring Amanda Lee Koe, author of Ministry of Moral Panic