Lion City is the debut collection of short stories by UEA alumnus Yi-Sheng Ng and is published by Singaporean publisher Epigram this week. Yi-Sheng was born in Singapore in 1980 and graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2014, having previously majored in Comparative Literature and Writing at Columbia University, USA. In 1998 he won the National University of Singapore Poetry Competition and in 2006 he published his first collection of poetry, last boy, the winner of the Singapore Literature Prize. In 2006 he also edited a collection of gay, lesbian and bisexual coming-out stories, SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century. Among his other publications are a second poetry collection A Book of Hims (2017), a compilation of spoken-word pieces, Loud Poems for a Very Obliging Audience (2016), and a novelisation of the Singapore gangster movie, Eating Air (2008). He also co-edited GASPP: A Gay Anthology of Singapore Poetry and Prose (2010) and Eastern Heathens: An Anthology of Subverted Asian Folklore(2013), and has written a number of stage plays.