Hwee Hwee Tan: Brief Biography

Tamara S. Wagner, Fellow, National University of Singapore

Hwee Hwee Tan was born in Singapore in 1974. Before studying English at the University of East Anglia, she spent three years in the Netherlands. Tan also holds a Masters Degree from the University of Oxford and has studied creative writing at New York University after winning a New York Times Fellowship in 1997. Her second novel, Mammon Inc (2001), was also adapted for the stage during the 2002 Singapore Arts Festival.

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