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David Fuhrmann-Lim


David Fuhrmann Lim is a veteran editor with 20 years of journalism and production experience. He recently completed work as an author for the Louis Vuitton City Guide Singapore Edition. He was also a contributing editor at Female Magazine and, before that, was the Editor-in-Chief of the award-winning men’s lifestyle magazine Singapore FHM.

An English literature graduate from the University of Michigan, David also spent three years in MTV Asia’s fledgling seasons as a promos producer/director, where he won awards for his humourous edgy spots. He is a published author of two books (Sniffing The Equator, 99) and his two plays Scratching and Syzygy won the first and second prizes at Action Theatre’s 10-Minute Playwriting Contest.

Here’s an interview with awe50me.

Here’s an interview with Lush 99.5FM / Present Purpose

Here’s an interview with The Peak Singapore

Here’s a look at Singapore’s flourishing literary scene

Here’s a link to 99 Stories Poems Books


Parched is always open to partnerships and sponsorship.

If you have any enquiries about advertising as well as other collaborations, please direct your emails to david@splode.asia

We look forward to having a chat with you over a dram.



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