Kirpal Singh is an internationally renowned poet, fictionist and scholar. His latest book, Naked Ape: Naked Boss, also sets a new frame for writers of biography. He has so far published two collections of stories, five collections of poems, more than 100 scholarly articles, and over 20 books dealing with subjects ranging from literature to religion. He has participated in some of the world's most significant Lit/Arts festivals (Edinburgh, York, Adelaide, Toronto, Cambridge, Mexico, Hong Kong, etc.). In his other life, he directs the presidential Wee Kim Wee Centre at the Singapore Management University where he teaches.