Clara Chow (b. 1977) is the author of the short-story collection, Dream Storeys (Ethos, 2016). Her fiction has appeared in Asia Literary Review, CHA: An Asian Literary Journal, Drunken Boat, QLRS and The Columbia Journal. She also contributes to The Straits Times and South China Morning Post. In 2015, she co-founded the art and literary journal WeAreAWebsite.com.
2016 – Dream Storeys (Singapore: Ethos Books, 2016)
FROM HOD (EL & LIT)
JURONG WEST SECONDARY SCHOOL
“The EL and Lit teachers were heartened to see a crowd at Clara’s booth and I’m amazed to hear that students are sharing their stories as well! It looks like this won’t be the last time you’ll hear from us. We hope to be able to engage Book A Writer again for future events!”
STUDENT FROM ITE COLLEGE EAST
“This workshop will help us in preparing for work interviews (speaking and communicating). It will be useful in life as we can use the tips daily.”
WORKSHOPS BY CLARA CHOW
HOW I BECAME A LIAR
For: all students; min. 10 pax
Availability: 3 hours per session; single session
Description: Join Clara Chow as she talks about her journey from journalist to published author of fiction. Learn how news reporting and copyediting informed her approach to writing short stories. Along the way, try our hand at interview skills and 'ripped-from-the-headlines' writing exercises.
Learning Outcomes: how to craft questions for the sake of interviews, surveys and research gathering; how to craft fiction from fact; how to appropriate found data and utilise it for personal, creative output
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