Amanda Chong

Amanda Chong


Amanda Chong is a lawyer trained in Cambridge and Harvard who writes poems during lunch breaks. Her first collection, Professions, was published in 2016 and shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize in 2018. Her poetry has been engraved on the Marina Bay Helix Bridge and included in the Cambridge International GCSE syllabus. She also co-founded ReadAble (, a non-profit which aims to improve social mobility by empowering children and migrant women in low-income communities with literacy.

Amanda Chong is featured in the following SWF event(s):

A Strange Time to be Alive

6 Nov, Fri 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
SISTIC Live, FB Live