Yeo Wei Wei
YEO WEI WEI is a writer and translator. Her debut collection of short stories These Foolish Things & Other Stories was published in 2015. A bestseller at the Singapore Writers Festival, the book was also chosen twice as a Book of the Year 2015 at singaporepoetry.com. Wei Wei's other publications include essays on art and poetry, and translations of Chinese literature. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. She is working on her first novel.
David Cheng saved the changes he’d made to Shan Shan’s Personal Statement and rose from his desk. He had an hour, and every few minutes he looked at his watch. Except for the plate-glass windows behind him, bookcases took up every inch of wall space. He could read something to make the minutes go by more swiftly, the kind of reading where his fingers would turn the pages whilst his head lagged behind his eyes. The cooler in the corner hummed.