My name is Jolene Tan; I write fiction and non-fiction. I also offer editing services, specialising particularly in academic material on law, human rights, politics and public policy, especially in the Singapore context.
LATEST PUBLICATION: My latest novel, After the Inquiry, has been released! Described as “a riveting novel” (Balli Kaur Jaswal), “chilling and unforgettable” (Alfian Sa’at) and “a masterpiece of meticulous construction” (Jeremy Tiang), it follows the bureaucratic mind of a loyal civil servant as he looks into a seemingly straightforward case—and uncovers some unsettling truths. Available from Ethos Books and at major Singapore bookstores.
LATEST NEWS: My picture book, Saturday’s Surprisingly Super–Duper Lesson, has been nominated for Best Picture Book at the 2021 Singapore Book Awards. There’s also a Reader’s Choice category—if you like the book I would be very grateful for your vote.
I can be reached at me at jolenetan dot org.