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Writers / Presenters
Leroy's been teaching for more than 20 years and has also been a lead trainer and curriculum designer for creative writing academies.
An all-rounded geek, Ryan finally launched his homegrown superhero comic Crimson Star this year.
Sim Ee Waun was a food and travel journalist for almost 30 years before she became a children's author.
Julia Billet is an acclaimed French novelist and author of short stories, children's books, and poetry who has written more than 40 books till date. Her comic book, La Guerre de Catherine (Rue de Sèvres, 2012), an adaptation of her novel of the same title, received the Youth Prize at the Angoulême International Comics Festival 2018 and was translated into English as Catherine’s War in January 2020.
Phan Ming Yen is author of That Night By the Beach and Other Stories for a Film Score, one of the four writers in The Adopted and Lost Bodies and a contributing writer in the online anthologies Atelier of Healing and A Given Grace. Phan has also written on music during World War 2 in Singapore for Cultural Connections.