Watch some of the contributors from TBASS 2021 read from their stories at Readings Malaysia hosted by the editor of the anthology, Malachi Edwin Vethamani
The Best Asian Short Stories 2021 brings together the work of twenty Asian writers residing in Asia and other countries, namely from Canada, India, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. A mix of Asian writing from some familiar names and newcomers is presented in this volume. Among the writers in this collection are Cyril Wong, Sudeep Sen, Elaine Chew, Danton Remoto, Ivy Ngeow, Terence Toh, Bhaswati Gosh, Andrew Innes, and Jose Varghese. The broad theme for this collection is the new normal, revolving around the Covid-19 pandemic, with the inclusion of other stories set in the Asian region. The stories on the new normal theme explore how this worldwide pandemic has impinged on private lives and the public world.
Listen to some of the stories in this collection read by the authors at Readings Malaysia.