Dr Lee Su Kim is the author of a trilogy of short stories: ‘Kebaya Tales’, ‘Sarong Secrets’ and ‘Manek Mischiefs’. ‘Kebaya Tales’ won First prize in the Popular-Star Readers’ Choice Awards 2011 (Fiction).
Her nonfiction bestsellers are: ‘Malaysian Flavours: Insights into Things Malaysian’ and ‘Manglish: Malaysian English at its Wackiest’.
The latest edition of ‘Manglish’, 2019 is co-authored with Stephen Hall. ‘A Nyonya In Texas: Insights of a Straits Chinese Woman in the Lone Star State’ highlights hilarious cross-cultural encounters. ‘Manglish’ will be available for purchase on the day of the event and all proceeds will be donated to the Perak Women for Women Society (PWW).
Su Kim has been involved in tertiary education and cultural activism for many years, and is a TEDx speaker with her talk, ‘A Nyonya Journey’ on YouTube.
Together with Ninotaziz, she will be with Sharpened Word on September 26 at 22 Hale Street. Su Kim will also be doing a skit on Manglish together with Stephen, so be sure not to miss it!