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FICTION & EDITORIAL
Amanda was the fiction editor of Esquire Singapore, an honorary fellow of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, and the youngest winner of the Singapore Literature Prize for the story collection Ministry of Moral Panic.
The working manuscript for her debut novel, Delayed Rays of a Star, won the Henfield Prize, awarded to the best work of fiction by a graduating MFA candidate at Columbia University.
Delayed Rays of a Star was published in 2019 by Doubleday (US) and Bloomsbury (UK).
Delayed Rays of a Star was named a Best Book of 2019 by NPR.
ART & CULTURE
Amanda was the editor of the National Museum of Singapore's film and visual culture print journal, Cinémathequè Quarterly.
Amanda has collaborated on numerous art-writing, public programs and curatorial projects with independent curators, commercial galleries, publishing platforms and public institutions including e-flux / art-agenda, Hans Ulrich Obrist's +89 x KUNCI, FOST Gallery, Art Asia Pacific, Art Basel Hong Kong x THE STATE.