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.
FORTHCOMING EVENTS: Together with Balli Kaur Jaswal, Lune Loh and Kokila Annamalai, I will be at Ethos Books’ Meeting in the Middle: The Right to Read on 15 April.
I can be reached at me at jolenetan dot org.