Agnes Chew is a writer, traveller, and activist at heart. Her debut nonfictional book The Desire for Elsewhere (second edition: 2017) was published by Math Paper Press and launched at the Singapore Writers Festival 2016. The sole creative nonfiction representative of the National Arts Council Mentor Access Project 2014/2015, she is interested in exploring the boundary between fictional and nonfictional narratives. Her writing has been published in East Asia, the UK, and the US. She has presented her work in Singapore and London.
With a passion for development issues, Agnes has worked with key international organisations as a former public servant. She has travelled to 49 countries and is currently based in London, where she is pursuing a postgraduate degree in international development at the LSE under the LSE Khattar Scholarship. Her professional publications include work for UN Women, UK DFID, and Save the Children.
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