The winner of Thailand's most distinguished literary prize, the SEA Write Award, will be announced on Friday. The category for this year's competition is poetry, and to warm up for the big day, we talk to the finalists about their works and literary lives.
Phu Ok Bap Sen Khop Fa (Skyline Creator)
Like his 2011 SEA Write-awarded short stories collection The Morning Sun Is Too Hot To Sit Sipping Coffee, Jadet Kamjorndet's Phu Ok Bap Sen Khop Fa verges on reality and imagination. As the only free verse poetry competing for this year's prize, Jadet says he has been writing and collecting these short writings for quite some time but didn't realise what it was.
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.