Freelance journalist and writer, Brigitte Rozario has been running a Junior Writers Programme since 2018, teaching teenagers how to plan storylines, make them relatable, and become page-turners. Her students have produced six anthologies, including The Eye: A Young Writers’ Anthology, launched yesterday with 20 writers, aged 12-16, exploring macabre, creepy, and bizarre tales.
In Young Voices this week, teenager Christopher Foong shares how he hated the thought of reading, but now, finds it enjoyable. Here, he shares tips on how to get children hooked on books.
Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad expresses shock over Tan Sri Tommy Thomas’ memoirs as police confirm the former Attorney-General will be investigated for defamation.
Andrea Wong, 13, who had a chance to reflect and learn more about herself during the lockdown last March, shares her original tale ‘The Blanket’ which is published in Lives Under Lockdown: A Young Writer’s Anthology.
Lawyer and Twentytwo13 columnist Hannah Kam celebrates the first anniversary of her ‘How I Co-Founded an NGO’ book launch by paying tribute to two people who inspired her – teachers Angela Brooks and Steven Shorthose.