Taking the Writer’s Journey

Suchen Christine Lim was born in Malaysia in 1948. She grew up on both sides of the causeway that separates Malaysia from Singapore. She came to Singapore at age 14, studied in the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus schools, and the National University of Singapore. She taught in a junior college and worked as a curriculum specialist in the Ministry of Education. Suchen resigned in 2003 to write full time.