Born and raised in Old Town



Francis Yip started jotting down notes and memories of her childhood years in Ipoh when her mother was diagnosed with cancer. Ten years later, those notes were turned into a book. Read more

Journalism is not dead



Every day, journalists from around the world risk their lives to tell stories exposing wrongdoing, so the rest us will sit up and pay attention. Read more

Way down in the hole



Follow us into the labyrinthine murk of Putrajaya with Fixi Novo. Read more

5 books for every man



Five books every man should read, according to Tan Twan Eng, Man Asian Literary Prize-winning author of The Garden of Evening Mists. Read more

Shih-Li Kow: Malaysia lacks contemporary writers



Why you should read Shih-Li Kow's latest book, and the author herself on the book she would save from a Fahrenheit 451 fate, among other things. Read more

Miguel Syjuco: "I'm a perpetual outsider”



We speak to the Filipino novelist as he looks back on his debut novel's success and the joys and pains of writing ahead of his appearance at the Cooler Lumpur Festival this weekend. Read more

Intimate bedfellows



Once upon a time, literature and rock music occupied distant planes—one highbrow and measured, the other anarchic and visceral. All that has changed. Read more

Write for the Prada Journal



Prada’s literary prize is beckoning writers to see differently. Read more