SHARLENE TEO is a Singaporean novelist based in London. She won the Deborah Rogers Writer’s Award for Ponti, her debut novel due to be published in April 2018 by Picador (UK) and Simon & Schuster (US). Ponti will also be translated into six other languages, including German, by Aufbau-Verlag. She was
shortlisted for the Berlin Writing Prize and is a recipient of the Golden Point Prize for Poetry and the Booker Prize Foundation scholarship. She holds fellowships from the David TK Wong Foundation, Sozopol Fiction Seminars and the University of Iowa International Writing Program.