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Singapore poet, writer and playwright Alfian Sa'at (right) was one of two writers in residence at a recent translation workshop in Yangon.

Promoting translations of S-E Asian writing

Aug 28, 2015 5:50 AM

IMAGINE not being able to enjoy the works of Stieg Larsson, Haruki Murakami or Miguel de Cervantes if they had stayed in their native languages. Now, a new non-profit organisation in Singapore wants to do the same for South-east Asian writing by raising the standards of literary translation,