Typography Design for SOI BOOKS at the 2022 Tokyo Art Book Fair

If you like books and art and you happen to be in Tokyo or plan to visit Tokyo this October, you’d surely enjoy the Tokyo Art Book Fair that will take place from Oct 27-30 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT). If you’re also interested in Thailand and Thai culture, then you’d really…

Laureate of the 2021 Fukuoka Prize (Arts and Culture)

It is a great honor to be given the 2021 Arts and Culture Fukuoka Prize. I am honestly baffled by this, as I never think of what I do as worthy of any prestigious praise. I am the ninth Thai recipient of the award, and completely amazed to find myself among such distinguished names as…

Galveias by José Luís Peixoto in Thai

I was introduced to José Luís Peixoto at a riverside hotel in Bangkok and we spoke over a buffet lunch. (The first personal thing I learned about Peixoto was that he’s crazy for buffets.) There was a mutual connection between us right away, not only because of the obvious facts that we are both writers…

Basement Moon Hand-Pulled Screen Print

I designed two covers for my novel Basement Moon (published in 2018), one for the regular edition and one as a jacket for the special, pre-order edition. The good people at the Archivist, the printing studio I’ve worked with many times, took on the task of turning the latter into a hand-pulled screen print edition….