Elaine Chiew on BBC Radio 4: Open Book

In a ‘Postcard from Singapore’, Elaine Chiew talks about Singlit (Singaporean literature) and the role history has played on the development of the literary scene.

In the rest of the show, Alex Clark talks to Andrés Neuman about his new novel, and William Boyd makes the case for revisiting two novels written by soldiers reissued 75 years after the end of World War Two.

Available now on BBC Radio 4: Open Book, 22:17 minutes in.

Elaine is author of The Heartsick Diaspora, and other stories.