Philip Holden

Philip Holden has taught and researched Singapore and regional literatures for many years, and is currently with the National University of Singapore. He has published over many scholarly articles on Singapore and Southeast Asian literatures and cultures, is the co-author of The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English, and one of the editors of Writing Singapore, the most comprehensive historical anthology of Singapore literature in English. He is also writes short fiction, and his short story collection Heaven Has Eyes was published by Epigram Books in 2016.

Books by Philip Holden


These stories are set in disparate locations in Singapore, ranging from landed properties to migrant worker dormitories, and speak of struggles and persistence. And love.

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