Alvin Pang

Alvin PANG (poet, writer, editor, translator; Singapore) is a literary activist from the island city-state of Singapore in equatorial Southeast Asia, at the confluence of the world's great trade routes and cultural traditions. He appears regularly in major festivals and publications worldwide and his writing has been translated into over fifteen languages.  

A Board Member of the University of Canberra’s International Poetry Studies Institute and a 2002 Fellow of the Iowa International Writing Program, he also directs The Literary Centre (Singapore), a non-profit inter-cultural initiative.  Named Singapore’s Young Artist of the Year for Literature in 2005, he received the Singapore Youth Award for Arts and Culture in 2007.