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Amanda Chong


Amanda Chong is a lawyer, poet and playwright who explores themes of gender and power in her work. Her poetry collection, Professions, was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize in 2018 and her poetry is studied as part of the Cambridge International GCSE syllabus. Her plays include the one woman show Psychobitch, which played to sold out audiences in an extended run (Wild Rice, 2023), the musical The Feelings Farm (Esplanade Theatres, 2021) and the award-winning #WomenSupportingWomen (T:>Works, 2022), which was also staged in Cambridge, UK. Amanda also co-founded a literacy charity, serves as an adviser to the Youth Court and received the Commonwealth Points of Light Award in 2022 from Queen Elizabeth II.