by Rouwen Lin

… The idea for The Principal Girl: Feminist Tales From Asia (Gerakbudaya) came up in 2016, when Dr Sharifah Aishah Osman from the Department of English at Universiti Malaya’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences wanted to publish a book of feminist folktales.

A call was issued for submissions – and the stories received were more diverse, more colourful, than initially expected. There were contributions from both established writers as well as newcomers…

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April 2, 2019