ISSUE Magazine

ISSUE Podcast 002 : Self-Discovery with Dina Zaman

In this edition of the ISSUE Podcast, we talk to Dina Zaman – who I’m sure is no stranger, at least to the Malaysian public. She graduated in creative writing and has since ventured into journalism, non-fiction essays, poetry and her latest – King of The Sea * – is a collection of short stories largely inspired by the time she spent in Terengganu as a child.

In line with this month’s theme – SELF DISCOVERY – we ask Dina what its like, to have hopped across different genres with her writing – how does she identify herself creatively? Dina also grew up living in Malaysia, Japan and Russia – how has Dina’s perception of herself evolved over time, having hopped across these different cultures?

The prolific writer has written about different places, traditions and identities – has this has had any effect on her personal Self-Discovery? Has her vision of the material world changed with the diverse journey she has had as a writer?

* ‘King of The Sea’ is available on Silverfish.

This entry was written by issuemagonline and published on 01/07/2012 at 16:21. It’s filed under Interview, ISSUE2, Podcast and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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