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Michele Koh Morollo

Michele Koh Morollo is a Singaporean freelance journalist, copywriter and short fiction writer who has lived in Perth, Sulawesi, London, Boston, and is now in Hong Kong. Born in Singapore in 1978, at age 11, Michele began working in television as a children’s show host, where she wrote voice over scripts and interviewed celebrities like tennis star Pete Sampras and singer-songwriter Richard Marx. At 17, she had her first article published in Interior Quarterly magazine and has since covered a gamut of subjects – from an interview with Hollywood comedian Rob Schneider to an investigative feature on a nuclear leak in East Anglia. She graduated with First Class Honours in journalism at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, where she was also editor of the LCC News. During her time in London, she became a founding member of the Singapore Creative Network UK (SCNUK). While in London, she was approached by Chipmunka Publishing who published her collection of short stories and poems titled “Rotten Jellybeans� in 2007. She returned to Singapore and was editor for WHERE magazine and associate editor for I-S (In Singapore) magazine from 2007 to 2009. In 2008, she was part of a discussion panel at a Singapore National Library event along with fellow Singaporean writer Gerrie Lim and poet Cyril Wong. In 2010, she received a Singapore National Art Council’s Art Creation Grant and had two short stories included in an anthology titled “Love and Lust in Singapore� published by Monsoon Books. In 2016, her short story "Liberty Exchange" was published in an anthology titled "Hong Kong Future Perfect", and her essay "Abracadabra" was included in an anthology titled "Imprint".

Member Since: 10/19/2016

Country: Hong Kong

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