Tan Chee Lay
Tan Chee Lay is a Singaporean Chinese-language poet in his thirties who has published three poetry collections and three collections of essays, as well as editing several literary publications and participating in various mentoring schemes for young Chinese-language writers. He received the Young Artist Award from the National Arts Council in 2004 and the Singapore Youth Award (Art and Culture) in 2006. He was educated in Singapore and Taiwan, and obtained his PhD in Oriental Studies from St John’s College, University of Cambridge. He is now an Assistant Professor of the Chinese Division in National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.