Masturah Alatas

Masturah Alatas is the youngest child of the late Syed Hussein Alatas. She is the author of the fable, The Girl Who Made It Snow in Singapore (2008), and is one of several writers around the world to be included in the anthology Will the Flower Slip Through the Asphalt: Writers Respond to Capitalist Climate Change (2017). Masturah teaches English at the University of Macerata, in Italy, where she has been living since 1992. She has also published essays and short fiction in Italian, making her the first Malaysian to write and publish in that language.