KOH BUCK SONG
journalist, corporate communications executive
Born in Singapore in 1963, Koh Buck Song read English at Cambridge University. He has authored or edited 11 books, including his own verse collections A Brief History of Toa Payoh and Other Poems (1992) and The Worth of Wonder (2001), and the anthology Singapore: Places, Poems, Paintings (1993). His wider experience includes spells as a journalist with The Straits Times, as a Major(NS) in the army, and the head of corporate communications in the Economic Development Board. He has written on the arts scene in articles such as But Is This Art?