This programme is made possible with the support of the U.S. Embassy Singapore and includes a live Q&A towards the end of the session.
Writers / Presenters
Vivian Teo is the author of middle-grade series, My BFF is an Alien, and a freelance writer who enjoys writing on parenting, education, finance, and women-centric issues. Her work has appeared in CNA and CNA Lifestyle. Prior to this, she worked as a financial journalist and editor for 14 years at major US and UK trade publications. She is mum to two daughters.
Debbi Michiko Florence is the author of middle-grade novels Keep It Together, Keiko Carter and Just Be Cool, Jenna Sakai, about friendships, first crushes, and family. She is also the author of the Jasmine Toguchi chapter book series. A third-generation Japanese American, Debbi was born and raised in California.
Melanie is the author of the middle-grade graphic novel, Amazing Ash & Superhero Ah Ma. She also wrote the picture book series, The Adventures of Squirky the Alien and Out & About in Singapore, a travel guide for children. She is a part-time communications lecturer at the Singapore University of Social Sciences.