Our Writers & Illustrators

At Asiapac Books, we believe in cultivating and promoting talent through creative collaboration. Through the decades, we have worked with countless artists and writers with vastly different skills, styles, and experiences. We are proud to publish their work and delighted to share them with you. Read below to find out more about some of the talents behind the books you love:




Zaki Ragman 
Legendary Tales of Singapore, Gateway to Malay Culture, Lieutenant Adnan and the Last Regiment

Zaki discovered his love for drawing at around 8 to 10 years of age. Having been in the illustration and design field for 20 years, he has had experience in various roles including graphic designer, game and storyboard artist, animation director and most recently, advertising creative. He enjoys drawing imaginative fantasy characters, and his drawing style is largely influenced by the books he has enjoyed reading since childhood, including Japanese and Western comics. His many works include directing Singaporean cartoon series The Adventures of Nano Boy by Scrawl Studios and storyboarding Australian animated TV programme, The Adventures of Bottle Top Bill and His Best Friend Corky.

For more of his creative works, please visit www.mohdzaki.artstation.com or contact Zaki at the_ragman39@hotmail.com




Danny Jalil 
Lieutenant Adnan and the Last Regiment

Danny Jalil majored in Multimedia Arts and studied Creative Writing and Screenwriting at LaSalle-SIA College of the Arts, during which time he wrote numerous short stories and film scripts. His short film comedy "Spun" was nominated the merit prize at the National University of Singapore Student's Union (NUSSU) Inter-Tertiary Video Festival, and he has also made a short horror film titled "The Chase". He has also written movie reviews and conducted interviews for First Magazine and has had his works published in Singapore's Greatest Comics (Nice One Entertainment) and ACTOR (A Commitment To Our Roots). His novel The Machine Boy was a winner of National Arts Council's Beyond Words: Young and Younger Award, and he is in negotiations to publish his next novel.