Constance Singam is an author and civil society activist Holding a Master’s degree in Literature, the former president of the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE Singapore) has also co-founded civil society groups, been a columnist in several national publications, and contributed to and co-edited several books. Her works include A History of the TWC: Building Social Space in Singapore, Re-Presenting Singapore Women which she co-edited, and her memoir Where I was: A Memoir from the Margins. Her latest food memoir, Never Leave Home Without Your Chilli Sauce was published in October 2016 by Epigram Books.

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