Resident Playwright / Co-Artistic Director, Singapore Theatre Festival
Alfian is the Resident Playwright of W!LD RICE. He has been nominated at the Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards for Best Original Script ten times, and has received the award four times. His plays with W!LD RICE include HOTEL (with Marcia Vanderstraaten), The Asian Boys Trilogy, Cooling-Off Day, The Optic Trilogy and Homesick. He was the winner of the Golden Point Award for Poetry and the National Arts Council Young Artist Award for Literature in 2001. His publications include Collected Plays One and Two; poetry collections One Fierce Hour, A History of Amnesia and The Invisible Manuscript; and short-story collections Corridor and Malay Sketches.