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Ivy Ngeow

Ivy Ngeow was born and raised in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. A graduate of the Middlesex University Writing MA programme, Ivy won the 2005 Middlesex University Literary Prize out of almost 1500 entrants worldwide. She has written non-fiction for Marie Claire, The Star, The New Straits Times, South London Society of Architects’ Newsletter and Wimbledon magazine. Her fiction has appeared in Silverfish New Writing anthologies twice, The New Writer and on the BBC World Service. Her story Funny Mountain was published by Fixi Novo in the ‘Hungry in Ipoh’ (2015) anthology and The Accidentalwas published by Fixi Novo in the 2020 anthology (Jan 2020). Ivy won first prize in the Commonwealth Essay Writing Competition 1994, first prize in the Barnes and Noble Career Essay Writing competition 1998 and was shortlisted for the David T K Wong Fellowship 1998 and the Ian St James Award 1999. 

Overboard is her third novel. Her debut Cry of the Flying Rhino(2017) won the 2016 International Proverse Prize and Heart of Glass(2018) was her second novel. She lives in London.

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