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Author Event: Shih-Li Kow

November 18, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Come listen to award-winning Malaysian writer Shih-Li Kow discuss Bone Weight, her new collection of stories, with publisher and literary raconteur Amir Muhammad on 18 Nov, 2023 at 8pm. Following the discussion will be an audience Q&A as well as a book signing. This is an event that should interest all lovers of Malaysian literature, so do purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment. Tickets are RM10 and you will receive a RM10 voucher to use on event day.

Bone Weight is a cross-genre collection of 25 short stories and flash fiction pieces exploring relationships and periods of transition. In Shih-Li’s masterful hands, characters become embodiments of displaced and uncertain individuals seeking refuge from scenarios both imagined and real—in Malaysian realities “we can only sigh at”. In addition, Shih-Li and Amir will also be talking about the reissues of her previous books, Ripples and Other Stories and novel The Sum of Our FolliesRipples \was shortlisted for the 2009 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, while the French translation of The Sum of Our Follies by Frederic Grellier, La Somme de nos Folies, was awarded the 2018 Prix du Premier Roman Etranger prize.


November 18, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Petaling Jaya,Selangor47410Malaysia
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