Media / Awards


Writing |

2013 NTU President’s Research Scholar
2012-2013 / 2014-2015 NTU Dean’s List
2015-7 NTU Research Scholarship
2019 National Arts Council Scholarship (Postgraduate)
2019 Columbia University Writing Scholarship
2020 Felipe P. De Alba Fellowship at Columbia University
2020 Finalist for The SmokeLong Quarterly Award for Flash Fiction (Biennial)
2020 Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award
2020 Francine Ringold Awards for New Writers Honouree for “Bleach”
2021 PLMGS Distinction for theatrical production of original script “Forgotten Densities”
2021 Narrative 30 Below Contest Finalist for “Paper Pledges”
2022 Standiford Fiction Fellow — Eckerd College Writers’ Conference

Anthologies & Prizes |

Pushcart Prize nominations — “The Life Cycle of Temporal Biomatter Attachments” in XRAY Literary Magazine; “Everything Is Fine” in JMWW Journal; “nth State of Matter” in Jellyfish Review
Sundress Best of the Net nomination — “Alexa” in Pidgeonholes
Best of XRAY – Fall Collection 2020
Best New Singaporean Short Stories honorable mention — “George” in From The Belly of the Cat Fiction Anthology

Selected Interviews |

Literary Hub: Five Asian Diasporic Writers on the Pandemic Present and the Possibilities of Flash Fiction
AAWW The Margins: Five Writers on Asian Diasporic Flash Fiction
MFA Writers Episode 21 – In Conversation with Jared McCormack (Podcast: Spotify, Apple, elsewhere)
Building Book Buzz Online – The Straits Times Feature (Print & Online)
Say It As It Is – Interview with Sinema Singapore (Online)
Smoke & Mirrors – Author Interview for SmokeLong Quarterly, June 2020 (Online)
IWD 2021 feature – Top Tips for Solo Female Travellers (Online)
#StayHome feature on Tastemakers Asia, April 2020 (Online)
E! Online feature, August 2019 (Online)
Cleo feature, August 2019 (Online)
Style Guide #HustleCulture feature, April 2019 (Online)
FRANK #SayingItAsItIs feature, Feb 2018 (Online)
HEY! NTU feature, Oct 2017 (Online)
Cleo ‘My BB Love’ feature, August 2017 (Online)
AsiaOne ‘My BB Love’ feature, August 2017 (Online)
Marketing Interactive – Now Following, May 2017 (Online)
Elle’s #PowerSquad feature, July 2016 (Print)
Nanyang Chronicle Interview, November 2012 (Print)
Campus Magazine, August 2011 (Print)

TVCs |

Hada Labo Kouji (2020)
Youtube Stay in #WithMe (2020)
OCBC Frank #SayingItAsItIs (Cinema Ad, 2019)
Singtel’s Ready Set Roam (2019)
MoneySmart x Geneco (2019)
Okinawa Tourism Board (2017-8)
Japan Tourism Board (2017)
PayPal is New Money (2016)
Liese (2016)
Laneige (2015)
Changi Airport (2015)
Nivea (2015)
Coca Cola (2015)
Airbnb x Carousell (2015)
Standard Chartered Bank Singapore (2015)