English anthology of Taiwanese, Malaysian literature launched

An English anthology of works by Taiwanese and Malaysian writers was launched in late January this year to introduce more literary works from the two countries to English-speaking readers.

The “Anthology of Short Stories Malaysia-Taiwan” features 12 short stories by six Taiwanese and six Malaysian writers, Sarah Hsiang (項人慧), secretary and assistant editor at the Taipei Chinese Center International P.E.N., said Tuesday.

The anthology was jointly published by the center and the Malaysian Institute of Translation and Books (Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia), in collaboration with Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia.

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