Danielle Lim’s first book, The Sound of SCH: A mental breakdown, a life journey, was co-winner of the Singapore Literature Prize 2016 (non-fiction). Published in 2014, the memoir has been translated to Chinese and published in Taiwan.
The Publishers Weekly (US) has listed Danielle as one of Singapore’s top writers. She has been invited to speak at various local and international events, such as the 2017 Kimberley Writers Festival in Australia, during which she was interviewed on live radio by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. She was a featured speaker at the Singapore Writers Festival in 2015 and in 2017. She has also been featured in The Straits Times, on radio 93.8 Live, on literary portal Kitaab, and in The Singapore Women’s Weekly.
Danielle graduated from the University of Oxford and is based in Singapore, where she is a Lecturer at the Nanyang Polytechnic and Republic Polytechnic. She has written for a national gallery as Curator of the Ministry of Education Heritage Centre. Her professional experience includes 12 years the tertiary/global education sector, and 6 years in the financial sector.
Danielle’s second book, a novel, will be published in 2018.