March 30, 2023


Connecting Asian writers with global readers

The Lounge Chair Interview: 10 Questions with Toh Hsien Min

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By Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

Toh Hsien MinLet’s get down to brass tacks. Why do you write?

To pin something down.

Tell us about your most recent book or writing project. What were you trying to say or achieve with it?

If I’m honest, Means to an End was a bit of an extended inside joke. But it’s pleasantly surprising to see how many people read how many different things into it.

Describe your writing aesthetic.

Restless. It’s like Tiger Woods and his golf stroke. Whenever I feel like I’ve got the hang of a stroke I’ve got to break it.

Who are your favorite authors?

Ooh where does one start?

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