Sharlene Teo

Instructor & Writer
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Sharlene Teo was born in Singapore and lives in London. She was awarded the Booker Prize Foundation Scholarship to complete a Master's in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, where she won the David T.K Wong Creative Writing Award. She is a 2014 Sozopol Fiction Fellow, a 2017 University of Iowa International Writing Fellow and was shortlisted for the 2017 Berlin Writing Prize and the 2018 Hearst Big Book Award. Her debut novel Ponti won the inaugural Deborah Rogers Writer’s Award and was chosen by Ali Smith as one of the best debut works of fiction published in 2018.

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