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Subject:
Personalities>>Biographies>>Authors>>Cultural Medallion Recipients
Arts>>Literary Arts>>Drama
Language:
English
Audience:
Adults|Young People
Type:
Article
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Abstract:
Isa Kamari (b. 1960, Singapore–) is a prominent figure in Singapore’s Malay literary scene. He has gained critical acclaim for many of his works, which range from novels and short stories to poetry and essays. He is also a musician, and has crafted scripts for television and theatre. In 2007, Isa was conferred the Cultural Medallion, the most prestigious arts award in Singapore, becoming the first non-fulltime artist to receive the award.