Author: Jason Erik Lundberg
This final double-sized issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Korea and Vietnam. Inside these pages, you’ll find: • sightings of a strange astronaut in an infinite library by Victor Fernando R. Ocampo, illustrated by Eisner winner Sonny Liew;• the meeting between weretigers and Sang Nila Utama by Manish Melwani;• the enlightenment of a politician’s wife by Cyril Wong;• a Pygmalion-esque tragic romance by comic artist Drewscape;• weaponised merlions in WWII-era Singapore by Kevin Martens Wong;• an unexpected offer of omniscient immortality by Eliza Victoria;• gods and mango tree spirits united in song by Vida Cruz;• post-apocalyptic satay cookery in Marina Bay Sands by Wayne Rée;• domestic strife and changeling tigers by Natalie Wang;• the magic of folding origami cranes by Topaz Winters;• a panadería that guarantees pregnancy by Gabriela Lee;• surrogate speaking to the dead by Patricia Karunungan;• a dating app for interdimensional monstrosities by Marylyn Tan & Graeme Ford;• and speculative poetry by Kevin Minh Allen, Davian Aw, F. Jordan Carnice, May Chong, Genevieve DeGuzman, Lawdenmarc Decamora, Joses Ho, Judith Huang, Sithuraj Ponraj, Bronwyn Sharman, Lakan Umali and Natalie Wang.
- 10% of the profits from this book will be donated under Our Sustainability Commitment.
- For the first and second quarter of the year, we will be donating to Morning Star Community Services CareNights programme. Learn how we work with partners here.
- We are committed to shipping your books using plastic-free packaging.
- Orders from Singapore above S$20 are eligible for free shipping.
- All orders will be dispatched within 7 business days (Monday through Friday, excluding holidays).
- Vendor: Thryft Singapore
- ISBN: 9789814655538
- While we do our best to ensure the accuracy of cover images, ISBNs may at times be reused for different editions of the same title which may hence appear as a different cover.
Payment & Security
Your payment information is processed securely. We do not store credit card details nor have access to your credit card information.