Daryl Qilin Yam is a writer of prose and poetry, born and based in Singapore. He is also an arts organiser / producer, and sits on the board of directors at the literary charity Sing Lit Station.
His second novel, Lovelier, Lonelier (Singapore: Epigram Books, 2021), is forthcoming from Epigram Books. The manuscript of the novel was shortlisted for the 2021 Epigram Books Fiction Prize, and received further support in the form of a National Arts Council Creation Grant in 2017. Yam also has a novella, Shantih Shantih Shantih, forthcoming from Math Paper Press.
His first novel, Kappa Quartet (Singapore: Epigram Books, 2016), was selected by The Business Times as one of the best novels of 2016. It was described by QLRS as “[breaking] new ground in Singaporean writing… a shimmering and poignant novel, an immensely sympathetic and humane exploration of our existential condition.”