Alvin PANG, PhD is a poet, writer, editor, anthologist, translator and researcher whose broad creative practice spans over two decades of literary activity in Singapore and elsewhere. Featured in the Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry in English, his writing has been translated into more than twenty languages worldwide, including Swedish, Macedonian, Croatian, Chinese and French. His books include the bestselling What Gives Us Our Names (2011), When the Barbarians Arrive (2012), What Happened: Poems 1997-2017 (2017) and Uninterrupted time (2019). For contributions to literature, he has received Singapore's Young Artist of the Year Award, the Singapore Youth Award and the JCCI Education Award. In 2021, Dr Pang was appointed to the honorary position of Adjunct Professor of RMIT University.