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Catherine Lim

1942 -

Catherine Lim born in 1942 in Kulim, Malaysia. She received her B.A. from the University of Malaya in 1963 and immigrated to Singapore in 1967. Her first short story collection was published in 1978. Her first novel (The Serpent's Tooth) was published in 1982. She received her PhD in Applied Linguistics from the National University of Singapore in 1988. She and attended Columbia University and the University of California, Berkeley, in 1990 as a Fulbright Scholar. She has also worked as a teacher of Socio-Linguistics and Literature. In 1992, she decided to write full-time. She has published more than 10 collections of short stories, five novels, and two poetry collections.

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