Contributing Chapter

Perspectives on a Young Woman’s Suicide (Routledge, 2021)

Chapter 11. ‘Writing to Remain: Two Diaries from Young Women Who Wrote to Survive’ byLinda Collins. This book is a vital addition to the library of any researcher, academic, or professional interested in suicide and suicide prevention. 

Anthologies

Call and Response 2: A Singapore Migrant Anthology  (Math Paper Press, 2021) A short story, ‘Hunger’. 

 

A View to Stars: Stories of Love (Marshall-Cavendish, 2020). A short story, ‘Altaire and Vega Over Ghim Moh’.  

 

Articles, commentary and creative nonfiction

Victoria, 16, playing the ukelele.

Newsroom NZ. Personal essay.

Victoria always. A day in the life of author Linda Collins after the suicide of her teenage daughter

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tss.co.uk. Creative nonfiction: ‘Departure from the motherland’.
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Literary Mama. Personal essay. ‘Write of passage: Telling a daughter’s story.’
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The Spinoff. A guest commentary
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Quarterly Literary Review of Singapore (QLRS). An essay, ‘A Safe Distance’
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Ethos Books blog. An essay, ‘Losing Jean Marshall: the last meeting’.
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Swamp journal for post-graduate creative writing. A personal essay, ‘My illogical sooth-sayer’.  
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Ethos Books blog. Personal essay. ‘A note on book awards, Loss Adjustment, and ghosts’.
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Ethos newsletter. A letter to readers.
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Poetry

Cordite Poetry Review. ‘Is it safe to cross?’ 
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Oyster River Pages. ‘The shortest poem in America’. 
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Fanning the flames. UEA Eggboxzine. ‘Resistance is Fertile’, and ‘Armed forces’.
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prometheus dreaming. ‘Linguism.’ 
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Awards

2022. Runner-up, Mslexia Poetry Contest (single poem).

2021. Shortlisted for Bridport Prize in Poetry.

2020. Loss Adjustment shortlisted for the Singapore Book Awards.

– International Excellence scholarship from the University of East Anglia, UK.

2019. Honorable Mention in the Glimmer Train Very Short Story contest for ‘Lavender’.

2018. Shortlisted for the Hachette Australia trans-tasman mentorship. Long-listed for the New Zealand flash fiction awards.

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