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Photograph of writers Robert Yeo and Shawn Seah. Photograph taken by writer’s team during the first Baba-Nyonya Literary Festival, 2019.

Who am I?

Hello there! I am Shawn, a writer (and blogger) of several books on family history and Singapore stories. One of my books was a finalist for Best Non-Fiction Title and Top 10 Readers’ Choice of the Singapore Book Awards 2021. I think Singapore has many rich, fascinating, and valuable stories to…



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Shawn Seah

Singaporean writer and public speaker, passionate about education, social issues, and local history and community stories.