Malaysian writer wins the regional Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2022


'I have wanted to be a writer for as long as I can remember. Now, this happens at my ripe old age of almost 53. Let this be a lesson that it is never too late to chase that one dream,' wrote Karina Robles Bahrin on Facebook after winning the regional Epigram Books Fiction Prize. Photo: Epigram Books

The Epigram Books Fiction Prize, which is based in Singapore, was won by a Malaysian for the second time on Saturday (Jan 22).

Karina Robles Bahrin will receive S$25,000 (RM78,000) from the seventh edition of the prize, Singapore's only award for unpublished English-language novels.

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