Tan Twan Eng wins Asia’s top literary prize – The Man Asian Literary Prize

image Tan Twan Eng won the Asia’s top literary prize “Man Asian Literary Prize” for his novel ‘The Garden of Evening Mists’, for the year 2012.

  • He became the first Malaysian author to win Asia’s most prestigious literary prize.
  • The author won with his novel The Garden of Evening Mists, which is only the second time the Man Asian Literary Prize has been won by a novel originally written in English. All previous winners, except Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco (2008), won as English translations.

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