Gao Xingjian, Jung Chang, Mohsin Hamid, Nadeem Aslam confirmed for Singapore Writers Festival 2013


Mohsin hamidLiterary heavyweights such as Chinese Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian and top contemporary novelists such as Mohsin Hamid and Nadeem Aslam (Pakistan/UK) have been confirmed as authors participating in this year’s Singapore Writers Festival.

The organizers have unveiled the full list of authors and speakers for this year’s festival.

Besides many top local writers, the festival has invited many prominent foreign writers and journalists such as Tavleen Singh from India, Fatima Bhutto from Pakistan, Peter James and Stephen Leather from UK, Romesh Gunesekera from Sri Lanka/UK,  Jung Chang and Guo Xiaolu  from China/UK, and G Willow Wilson (the author of the critically acclaimed novel, Alif the Unseen, a 2012 New York Times Notable Book) from Egypt/USA, among others.

See the full list here