Zoom time with Malaysian wordsmiths at the virtual #MYWritersFest


The annual independent literary event #MYWritersFest goes virtual this month with a line-up featuring local writers, poets and playwrights from Oct 22-24. Photo: Filepic

The annual independent literary event #MYWritersFest returns this month with a line-up featuring local writers, poets and playwrights from Oct 22-24. This will be its first virtual edition, with all talks, panel discussions, workshops and special sessions held online.

Some familiar names from the Malaysian writing scene who are part of #MYWritersFest2021 – covering those based here and abroad – include Britain-based Zen Cho of Sorcerer To The Crown fame, Tunku Halim aka “Asia’s Stephen King”, Sarawakian author Golda Mowe, science fiction writer Ted Mahsun, writer/poet/academic Malachi Edwin Vethamani and Singapore-based Daryl Kho, whose dementia-themed debut novel Mist-Bound: How To Glue Back Grandpa was released this year.

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