BooksActually’s Gold Standard 2016
The short fiction anthology BooksActually's Gold Standard 2016, featuring Laksmi’s new short story "The Piano Teacher," has been named The Business Times's favorite anthology of 2016.
The anthology, featuring an array of the best "cult" voices from Asia and the Asian diaspora, edited by Julie Koh and published by Math Press, has also been shortlisted in Australia for Best Anthology in Mascara Literary Review's Best Avant Garde Literary Awards 2016.
Praise for BooksActually Gold Standard 2016
"Our favourite anthology of 2016 is BooksActually's new Gold Standard annual collection of short fiction by the best cult writers of Asia and its diaspora. There are familiar names here such as Singapore's Balli Kaur Jaswal and Cyril Wong, Indonesia's Laksmi Pamuntjak and China's A Yi - and many unfamiliar ones whose contributions are no less sterling." - The Business Times