Teo, Sharlene

MA Year : 2013, PHD Year : 2018

Biography

Novelist Sharlene Teo graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2013 as the Booker Foundation scholar and from the PhD in Creative & Critical Writing in 2018. Her first novel Ponti was the winner of the Deborah Rogers Writers’ Award in 2016 and was published in 2018.

Awards and recognition

  • Booker Foundation Scholarship (2012)
  • Deborah Rogers Writers’ Award (2016)
  • Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards (Fiction category) shortlist for Ponti (2019)
  • Jhalak Prize longlist for Ponti (2019)
  • Works

  • Ponti (2018)