Myle Yan Tay is from Singapore and likes to read, write, watch movies, and play video games. He received his MFA in Writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Brown Boys Don't Tell Jokes - Play produced by Checkpoint Theatre, four nominations in Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards 2023, including Best Production and Best Script (Reviews here and here)


catskull - Novel, published by Ethos Books

His Excellency's Visit - Short story in The Hong Kong Review, longlisted for Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The Weight of a Snowflake - Short story in The Straits Times

Flipside - Flash Fiction in New Naratif Magazine

Non-Fiction and Editing

Brown Is Redacted - Co-editor for anthology, published by Ethos Books (Review here)

memento mori - Photo-essay for Jom International

Chasing the Moth Herb - Essay for Jom International

The Coleslaw is the Same - Creative Non-Fiction in The Bangalore Review

A Hard Heart Kills - Creative Non-Fiction in Drunk Monkeys

The Anti-Canon Ending of X-Men Legacy - Essay in PanelxPanel

"Other" Media

Comic Sans - Signal Award Winning podcast, produced by Andas Productions, distributed by Realm Media

Through The Longkang - 3-issue comic book series published by Checkpoint Theatre

Putu Piring - Graphic Novel, published by Checkpoint Theatre

What's the Matter, Mister Monster? - Video game, commissioned by SingLitStation, produced by Andas Productions

Lars, A Museum Mystery - Video Game, commissioned by National Gallery of Singapore for Children's Biennale, produced by Andas Productions

Film Reviews at Chicago Reader