Awards & Winners

Shirley Geok-lin Lim

Date of Birth 1944
Place of Birth Malacca
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Shirley Lim
Profession Writer, Editor
Shirley Geok-lin Lim was born in Malacca Malaysia. She is an American writer of poetry, fiction, and criticism. Her first collection of poems, Crossing The Peninsula, published in 1980, won her the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, a first both for an Asian and for a woman. Among several other awards that she has received, her memoir, Among the White Moon Faces, received the 1997 American Book Award.

Awards by Shirley Geok-lin Lim

Check all the awards nominated and won by Shirley Geok-lin Lim.


American Book Awards
Honored for : Among the white moon faces


American Book Awards
Honored for : The Forbidden Stitch: An Asian American Women's Anthology