Zafar Anjum’s latest book, Kafka in Ayodhya (Kitaab, November 2015) has just been launched at the Singapore Writers Festival. Visit the website here for more details.
Zafar Anjum is a Singapore-based writer, publisher and filmmaker. He has been a journalist and writer for over 19 years. As a journalist, Zafar worked as the Online Editor at Executive Networks Media, Singapore, leading the editorial team (online) for enterprise IT publications such as Computerworld Singapore, Computerworld Malaysia, CIO Asia and MIS Asia. Previously, Zafar worked with media companies such as Fairfax Business Media (Australia), MediaCorp (Singapore) and Encyclopaedia Britannica (India).
As an author, his most recent works include Kafka in Ayodhya and Other Short Stories (Kitaab, 2015), Startup Capitals : Discovering the Global Hotspots of Innovation (Random House India, December 2014), Iqbal: The Life of a Poet, Philosopher and Politician (Vintage Books/Random House India, 2014), The Resurgence of Satyam (Random House India, 2012), and The Singapore Decalogue: Episodes in the Life of a Foreign Talent (Red Wheelbarrow Books, 2012). Zafar is represented by the Jacaranda Literary Agency.
As a commentator, Zafar has been published widely in Asia and abroad. He also makes short films and documentaries and has so far scripted two feature films (one of them was commissioned). He is a member of the Screenwriters Association (Singapore) and an Associate Member of the Foreign Correspondents Association, Singapore.
Zafar also runs a Singapore-based literary startup and publishing house, Kitaab, that has the mission to connect and empower Asian writers all over the world.
Currently, Zafar freelances for many tech publications and corporates and writes a monthly column on books and publishing for Tabla, Singapore (SPH Group).