You may remember the name O Thiam Chin from a long-time ago story about his struggle to sell his first self-published collection of stories Free Falling Man. Or you may have seen his stories in Silverfish New Writing 6, or Body2Body or on the QLRS website. Well now he has a new collection, Never Been Better, out with MPH, and it's blurbed by no other than Man Booker Prize-longlisted author of The Gift of Rain, Tan Twan Eng who calls it :
A collection of thought-provoking stories about the contemporary Asian family. O Thiam Chin is a promising writer.The book is due to be launched in October, and O (isn't that a great family name for an author!) will be appearing at the Singapore Writers Festival.