About The Author

Kam Raslan is a writer and director, working in film, TV and theatre in Malaysia. He is a columnist in The Edge weekly and Off the Edge magazine. His writings were previously compiled in Generation: A Collection of Contemporary Malaysian Ideas. He also writes for the Instant Cafe Theatre and will one day make his own feature film.

Confessions of an Old Boy: The Dato' Hamid Adventures is Kam's first book and is available at major bookstores in Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei, and is also available online at Amazon.com

If you wish to contact Kam Raslan, email to:
kam at kamraslan dot com.

Confessions of an Old Boy: The Dato' Hamid Adventures


Download the following samples from the book in PDF format:

Kam Raslan: News, Readings & Other Appearances

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Latest column:
Of hot dogs, snakes and Art History
(The Edge - Options pullout, 24 October 2016)

Previous column:
The truth about the truth
(The Edge - Options pullout, 17 October 2016)

"A Bit of Culture" Radio Show (featuring Kam Raslan)

Every Saturday afternoon, on BFM 89.9, Kam and his two co-hosts take a look at three topics from the wide world of the arts, creativity and pop culture.

"We'll try to look underneath and around the subjects and maybe we'll see how it impacts on our lives. And check out the Facebook Group, A Bit of Culture, where we want to carry on the conversation."

Latest episode:
Steve Jobs, Hang Tuah/Jebat & Ragging in Schools
(22 October 2016)

Previous episode:
Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize, Dario Fo & Death of the Republicans
(15 October 2016)

Kam Raslan's Confessions of an Old Boy: The Dato' Hamid Adventures (ISBN 978 983 3445 00 4) was first serialised in Off the Edge magazine and is published by Marshall Cavendish Editions, an imprint of Marshall Cavendish International.