Trainers & Speakers

Wong Swee Yean

Wong Swee Yean

Swee Yean, an experienced storyteller and trainer, has been telling stories in schools, libraries and museums for the past 12 years.  She has also trained teachers and emerging storytellers of all ages from 7 to 70. Before becoming a professional storyteller, she was a secondary school teacher. She likes to nurture the yearning for learning that she sees in all her students. 

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You Jin

You Jin

尤今是一位屡获殊荣的新加坡华文作家。她迄今已经 出版了190多部文学作品,其中98部已在大中华地区(中国大陆,台湾,香港)出版,中国出版界曾以 “尤今热”这个词语来形容她受欢迎的程度。她的创作包括小说、散文、小品文和游记。

You Jin is an award-winning Singaporean Chinese language writer. She is the author of over 190 literary works, 98 of which have been published in Greater China (China, Taiwan, Hong Kong), where she is so popular her fans coined the term ‘You Jin fever.’ Her literary works include short stories, novels, travelogues, and essays.

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Yolanda Yu

Yolanda Yu

Yolanda Yu Miaomiao was born in north eastern China and has been living in Singapore since 1998. She has received multiple literature awards, including Singapore Tertiary Chinese Literature Award, Golden Point Award 2017 (1st place, Chinese Short Stories), and Golden Point Award 2015 (1st Runner Up, Chinese Poetry). 

Yolanda published collection of short stories, "Neighbour's Luck" in November 2018. Her collection of poems was exhibited in multiple joint photography exhibitions with Shivaji Das, her husband. She also co-edited a documentary book on Chinese students in Singapore, published by Candid Publishing. Her fairy tale “A Giant’s Administration from INSEAD. In her professional work, she was holding director role in Mastercard and VP roles in Lazada / Alibaba. She is currently working as a freelance consultant on projects in market-entry strategy, coaching, and delivers workshop on Financial Technology and eCommerce.three wishes” has been featured in Singapore Writers’ Festival 2015. Her poems, travel log and short stories are collected in anthologies “From Walden to Woodlands”, "Call and Response", magazine & newspapers such as LianHeZaoBao and Bukit Timah Literature magazine in Singapore, New York Times Travel Magazine, Zuopin Magazine and Guangxi Literature Magazine in China.

Yolanda holds a Bachelor degree from National University of Singapore and Master of Business

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Li Yuyao

Li Yuyao

李玉瑶,上海译文出版社《外国文艺》(Foreign Literature and Art)执行主编,上海翻译家协会理事。编辑出版过菲利普・罗斯(Philip Roth)、理查德・耶茨(Richard Yates)等作家的作品,译作有《传家之物》(Family Furnishings,by Alice Munro)《快乐影子之舞》(Dance of the Happy Shades,by Alice Munro)《岛上书店》(The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry,by Gabrielle Zevin)《房间》(Room,by Emma Donoghue)《玛格丽特小镇》(Margarettown,by Gabrielle Zevin)《与狼共舞》(Dances with Wolves,by Michael Blake)《激情》(The Passion,by Jeanette Winterson)等二十余部。

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