David Leo: Biography and Brief Introduction

Gwee Li Sui, Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore

David Leo does not want much of himself to be known except that he has published two volumes of poems, Somewhere a Tiny Voice (1993) and One Journey, Many Rivers (1997), three collections of short stories, Ah...the Fragrance of Durians (1993), The Sins of the Fathers (1993) and Wives, Lovers & Other Women (1995), a novella, Different Strokes (1993) and a book of humour on language, Kiasi, Kiasu You Think What (1995). He was awarded the Publishers Prize for fiction in 1993, a commendation prize for fiction by National Book Development Council in 1994, and a 1995 commendation Literature Prize.

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