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Dawn Tan

Singapore, Singapore


Dawn Tan is an award-winning financial journalist, best-selling author and public speaker.

She has worked for various magazines and newspapers including The Piccadilly Post, Euromoney and Euroweek in the United Kingdom, and for the Business Times in Singapore.

Her published work includes Khameleon, The Elyamani Khamis Story (1993), Broken Mirror (2001) and Awakenings (2003) true stories about drug abuse, Daughters of Asia (2004) a collection of inspirational stories about South East Asian Women Leaders, and Food From the Heart (2004) a book on the culinary heritage of Malaysia. She wrote The Raffles People, a work commissioned by Singapore’s legendary Raffles Hotel, and published during the hotel's 120th anniversary celebrations in 2008.

Her most recent work, How to Nurture Creativity in Kids, was published in 2009.

Dawn works from Singapore and lives with her two daughters, three dogs, three cats, several fish, a voracious turtle named Minnie, and Eugene the frog.

Interests: Experienced ghost-writer, proofreading, copywriting, editorial for manuscripts, commercial and private projects, copy and content design for advertorials.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • How to Nurture Creativity in Kids
  • Broken Mirror
  • Awakenings
  • Khameleon, The Elyamani Khamis Story