Malaysians have been looking forward to this talismanic year for decades. In fact, we started anticipating it when our seventh Prime Minister was still our fourth. Is 2020 really the year when we suddenly become a modern, progressive society that is the envy of the world? Or have things stagnated and ossified beyond repair? Don’t answer all at once! 2020: An Anthology brings together 20 pieces — mostly fiction, but some essays and a comic too — that reflect on our nation by focusing on our people, who continue to thrive and flail and exist in ways that will never be captured by even the most visionary slogans.
Edited by FOO SEK HAN & LEON WING. Featuring: M. KUMAR, IVY NGEOW, NATASHA GIDEON, ANUAR SHAH, RAJA UMMI NADRAH, CATALINA REMBUYAN, WILLIAM THAM WAI LIANG, LINGES, PAUL GNANASELVAM, ANGELINE WOON, EDWIN KHO, ZED ADAM IDRIS, TERENCE TOH, CHRIS QUAH, ANNA TAN, TINA ISAACS, MAY CHONG, LEE EE LEEN & NATHANIEL SARIO.