Borneo Expat Writer

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Gender MALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation Author, Freelance Writer, Workshop Facilitator
Location Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Introduction Named as one of the “50 Expats You Should Know” by Expatriate Lifestyle, American Robert Raymer is a freelance editor, writing consultant, and author who has taught creative writing at two Malaysian universities, was the editor of Silverfish New Writings 4, has judged short story competitions, and conducted numerous workshops on writing and creative writing. His short stories and articles have been published over 500 times in The Literary Review, Thema, Aim, London Magazine, Going Places, My Weekly, The Writer and Reader’s Digest. Lovers and Strangers Revisited (MPH 2008), a collection of short stories set in Malaysia, winner of the 2009 Popular-The Star Readers Choice Awards, has been taught in several universities and private colleges and currently being translated into French. Tropical Affairs: Episodes from an Expat's Life in Malaysia (MPH 2009) is a collection of creative nonfiction about living in Malaysia for over twenty years. His latest book is Spirit of Malaysia (Editions Didier Millet). His blog on writing borneoexpatwriter.blogspot.com, interviews, and book reviews are available on his website www.borneoexpatwriter.com
Interests Writing, personal development, reading, music, tennis, travel
Favorite Movies Dr. Zhivago, Titanic, Casablanca
Favorite Music Beatles; Crosby, Stills and Nash; Santana; Eagles; America; Poco; Loggins and Messina
Favorite Books To Kill a Mockingbird, David Copperfield, Hobbit, Catch-22, The Great Gatsby, War and Peace, One Hundred Years of Solitude

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Thanks for the wonderful present, but unfortunately our two year old poured the maple syrup all over his bother's head!