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Yong Shu Hoong

Yong Shu Hoong holds a Computer Science degree from the National University of Singapore and an MBA from Texas A&M University at College Station. His debut, Isaac (1997, re-released as Isaac Revisited in 2001), contains poems from an earlier manuscript shortlisted for the 1995 Singapore Literature Prize. His second book, dowhile, was published in 2002, while the latest book, Frottage (2005), was a joint winner of the 2006 Singapore Literature Prize.  His writings have also appeared in various newspapers, magazines and websites, including the Straits Times, South China Morning Post, The New Paper and MTVAsia.com. He is the organiser of the monthly subTEXT readings in Singapore and has participated in readings and literary festivals held in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Australia, England and the United States of America. 


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