Shamini Flint, Ovidia Yu, Barbara Ismail, discover detective novels from Malaysia and Singapore.

Two or three years ago, I mentioned the qualities of several detective novelists from Malaysia and Singapore. The success is confirmed: six novels by Shamini Flint are translated into French, Ovidia Yu publishes a third novel and Barbara Ismail, in a few weeks, will publish a fourth book.   1- Authors, very different women:  …

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Xue Yiwei, a writer famous in China and almost unknown in Montreal.

Two short stories collections, “War Stories” and “Shenzheners” by Xue Yiwei , a celebrated writer in China who lives in Montreal for almost fifteen years, are now translated into English.   – From Shenzhen to Montreal:   He grew up in Changsha, Hunan, where he worked for a local government body after studying computer science…

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