Cheryl Lu-lien Tan, the author of Sarong Party Girls, which is written entirely in Singlish. File photo

Why did Singapore writers festival bar a Singlish novel on girls looking for white western husbands?

Sarong Party Girls, by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, is probably world’s first novel written entirely in the Singaporean patois

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Cheryl Lu-lien Tan, the author of Sarong Party Girls, which is written entirely in Singlish. File photo
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Muhammad Cohen

Muhammad Cohen

Muhammad Cohen is a contributor to Forbes Asia, Editor at Large of Inside Asian Gaming and wrote Hong Kong On Air, a novel set during the 1997 handover about TV news, love, betrayal, high finance and cheap lingerie.