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This Malaysian Writer Just Made The Commonwealth Short Stories Prize Shortlist

According to Malay Mail, Sharmini Aphrodite's short story Ouroboros, Ouroboros was one of 20 entries out of over 5,000 works from literature written across the Commonwealth to make the shortlist last year.In 2019, two Malaysian writers made the shortlist for the contest with Saras Manickam's entry My Mother Pattu winning the Asian regional title award.Regional winners β€”Β comprising of Asia, Africa, Canada, Europe, Caribbean, and the Pacific β€”Β will receive GBP2,500 (RM14,200). […]

today15 April 2021

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Tributes Pour In For Malaysian Poet Salleh Ben Joned Who Passed Away At 79

According to a statement posted by his family on his Facebook account, Salleh died at 1.21am early Thursday, 29 October, from heart failure."He was experiencing breathing difficulties on Tuesday at his home in Subang Jaya and was warded at the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre," the family said in the statement.Final rites' prayers were held at the Masjid Abu Bakar As-Siddiq in Subang Jaya this morning, and Salleh would then be […]

today29 October 2020