Ho, Minfong

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HO, Minfong

HO, Minfong. Singaporean (born Burma), b. 1951. Genres: Young adult fiction, Children's fiction, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Starlight Plywood Factory, Singapore, manual worker, 1973; Straits Times, Singapore, journalist, 1973-75; Chiengmai University, Thailand, lecturer in English, 1975-76; trade union representative, 1973-75; Cornell University, teaching assistant in English literature, 1978-80; Catholic Relief Services, nutritionist and relief worker, Thai-Cambodian border, 1980; Singapore University, writer-inresidence, 1983; presenter of writing workshops in Switzerland, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and New York, 1990-96;. Publications: FOR YOUNG ADULTS. FICTION: Sing to the Dawn, 1975; Rice without Rain, 1986; The Clay Marble, 1991. OTHER: (with S. Clark) Sing to the Dawn (libretto), 1996. FOR CHILDREN: (trans. and comp.) Maples in the Mist: Children's Poems from the Tang Dynasty, 1995; (reteller with S. Ros) Two Brothers, 1995; Hush!: A Thai Lullaby (poetry), 1996; (reteller with S. Ros) Brother Rabbit: A Cambodian Tale, 1997. FOR ADULTS: Tanjong Rhu and Other Stories, 1986. Address: 893 Cayuga Heights Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]