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陈帅 (Chen Shuai) (Singapore)
Shuai is an ex-teacher who has won various awards such as First Prize in the National Novel Competition and the Bing Xin Prize for Children’s Literature Works. Her book titled The Last Dinosaur of Bukit Timah launched in 2015. Her latest YA-fiction Mo Li was awarded the China Bronze Sunflower Prize in 2018.
虎威 (Hu Wei) (Singapore)
Hu Wei (Francis Wong Hooe Wai) is an architect, a writer, and an illustrator who grew up in Chinatown, Singapore and studied architecture at Cambridge University, United Kingdom. Since 2016, he has published five picture books, of which The Little Bear’s New Clothes, part of a Chinatown Trilogy, received the White Ravens 2020 label. This label is given to children and youth literature of international interest.
邓秀茵 (Tang Show Yin) (Malaysia)
A renowned writer of children’s literature, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language Studies from Universiti Putra Malaysia. She developed a love for writing since young and began publishing works while she was still in university. In 2006, she published young adult books, and her famous works include Chun chun de shou hu shen (纯纯的守护神) , Ji Yi Tian Shi (记忆天使), Yue Liang Cheng (月亮城), Tai Yang Cheng (太阳城), Yi Feng Chi Lai de Xin (一封迟来的信) , Zai Jian, Tian Shi (再见，小天使) , Da Ge Tou yu Xiao Mei Tou (大哥头与小妹头), and Xing Fu Lai Qiao Men (幸福来敲门).
Moderator 苏章恺 (Su Zhangkai) (Singapore)
Su Zhangkai was formerly a part-time lecturer with the Department of Chinese Studies at the National University of Singapore and a secondary school teacher. His teaching experience includes teaching Chinese Language, Chinese Culture, Translation, Values Education and Bicultural Programme at Seng Kang Secondary School and Nanyang Girls' High School. He was conferred the 2013 Fellow of Academy of Singapore Teachers in recognition of his outstanding contribution towards professional development. He also translated many picture books, including The Little Chef (Pustaka Nasional, 2018) and Bear With Me (Sprout Language Centre,2019).
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