As the cruise ship pulls up to the port in Penang, a mysterious event occurs that causes the town to talk in hushed whispers for the next month and a half. Post-flood in Penang, the mood is dim, as tourism slumps and the people who manage the bustling hotels, guesthouses, and restaurants take on the brunt of the losses. Meantime, the story 'Girl in the Dress' gets talked about nearly every moment. But who is she? And where? That's the story that unfolds in S P A C E || Penang, a creative nonfiction zine created based on real interviews in Penang in November 2017.