I wrote a brief post on the various things that inspired my story in issue #1 of LONTAR over at the LONTAR blog:
You can click around to read about the other stories in issue #1 too. Paolo Chikiamco’s story sounds really cool! I love school stories. *_*
If you’re in Singapore, there is going to be a launch for LONTAR on Friday 11 October at BooksActually. Details are at the Facebook event page. JY Yang has kindly agreed to read “Love in the Time of Utopia”, since I’m on the wrong island to do it. It looks super fun — wish I could be there!