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Personalities>>Biographies>>Authors>>Cultural Medallion Recipients
Arts>>Literary Arts>>Poetry
Language:
English
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Adults|Young People
Type:
Article
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Abstract:
Lee Tzu Pheng (b. 13 May 1946, Singapore–) is one of Singapore’s distinguished poets. A retired university lecturer, she has published in anthologies and journals internationally. Her three volumes of poetry, Prospect of a Drowning (1980), Against the Next Wave (1988) and The Brink of an Amen (1991), have won awards given out by the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS). She is also a recipient of the Cultural Medallion for literature (1985), and other awards such as the Southeast Asia WRITE Award (1987), Gabriela Mistral Award (Chile, 1995) and the Montblanc-NUS Centre for the Arts Literary Award for English poetry (1996).