Cyril Wong


Cyril Wong (b. 1977) is the author of seven published collections of poetry. He won the Singapore Literature Prize 2006 for his fourth collection, Unmarked Treasure (Firstfruits Publications) and the National Arts Council's Young Artist Award for Literature in 2005.

His poems have appeared in journals around the world, including Atlanta Review, Fulcrum, Poetry International, Cimarron Review, Wascana Review, Dimsum, and Asia Literary Review. They have also been featured in the 2008 W.W. Norton & Co. anthology, Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, & Beyond, and Chinese Erotic Poems by Everyman's Library. TIME magazine (Dec 10, 2007) has written that "his work expands beyond simple embrace themes of love, alienation and human relationships of all kinds."


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Last modified 22 January 2013