Sunday, August 9, 2009

"The Merdeka Miracle" Going Places (Malaysia Airlines), August 2009

Short story sale 98 was a collaborative effort with two other Malaysian writers, Lydia Teh and Tunku Halim, whom I've yet to meet, written for the Merkeda issue of Going Places. (Finally got to meet Lydia in 2010 at the Popular Bookfest_. Click on page to increase the size.

Here are links to some of my author-to-author interviews of first novelists:

Ivy Ngeow author of Cry of the Flying Rhino, winner of the 2016 Proverse Prize.

Golda Mowe author of Iban Dream and Iban Journey.

Preeta Samarasan author of Evening is the Whole Day

Chuah Guat Eng,  author of Echoes of Silence and Days of Change. 


Beheaded on Road to Nationhood: Sarawak Reclaimed—Part I 


wonda4 said...

Congratulations Robert, Lydia and Tunku Halim! Three heads in one! Well done!

Borneo Expat Writer said...

Thanks. Just relieved it turned out all right. With three heads, it could have gone all wrong!

prillytee said...

Great story, congrats! I am a US-based freelance writer myself and had an idea I wanted to share with "Going Places" but can't seem to find any contact information online. I'd be grateful if you could share any info.

Borneo Expat Writer said...

Hi, just found this here. Thanks. Just wished we had more room to develop it further but they only gave up 1800 words (originally 1200 words!) Vivian Chong is the editor of Going Places and here is her email:
All the best,