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Sonny’s Point of View

Comic Artist Sonny Liew “For all that it brims over with diverse, colourful creations, it’s fundamentally about a lack: the absence of an artist who should exist, but was never allowed to. The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye mourns all the creators who have never been permitted to thrive in Singapore,” reads a review … Continue reading »

The AV Club’s Best Comics of 2016
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The AV Club’s Best Comics of 2016

The 2nd SLF in NYC will be holding a panel discussion about the artistic accomplishments of Sonny Liew‘s graphic novel The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye on Saturday, October 1, 2016, 2 pm, Book Culture Bookstore near Columbia University. Come and talk with four experts: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean author Douglas … Continue reading »

Mentioned In TodayOnline
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Mentioned In TodayOnline

Thank you TODAY for writing about us. “Even though this event may be called Singapore Literature Festival, Koh clarified that “it’s not about putting Singapore on the map with regards to its literary scene but about creating an exchange between writers from Singapore and America”. So the programme this year includes a panel on fictionalising South-east Asia, … Continue reading »

The Aftermath
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The Aftermath

Singapore Unbound: The Transgressions Reading in Singapore Festival authors and alums Ovidia Yu, Cyril Wong, and Tania De Rozario seduced the audience at Booktique at the Singapore Unbound: the Transgressions Reading.  Thanks to all who turned up for the event. We hope you enjoyed a taste of the Singapore Literature Festival in NYC!     … Continue reading »

Singapore Unbound: The Transgressions Reading
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Singapore Unbound: The Transgressions Reading

Tonight Is The Night! Singapore Unbound: The Transgressions Reading hosted by Singapore Literature Festival in NYC will be held at the Booktique Where Writers Shop. Located at 1 Raffles Link #B1-17A CityLink Mall, Singapore 039393. Come and support great literature and meet creative people.   Continue reading »

SingLitFest Alum Wins English Poet Prize
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SingLitFest Alum Wins English Poet Prize

Festival alum Cyril Wong co-wins the Singapore Literature Prize in the English poetry category for The Lover’s Inventory. Congratulations, Cyril! Singapore Literature Prize hands out 24 awards to 22 authors and Wong was one of them.    Read More: http://www.todayonline.com/lifestyle/singapore-literature-prize-hands-out-24-awards-22-authors Continue reading »

A Great Win For Sonny!
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A Great Win For Sonny!

Sonny Liew‘s graphic novel THE ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE wins the Singapore Literature Prize in the English fiction category. Congratulations, Sonny! On October 1, join How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean author Douglas Wolk, art historian Ying Sze Pek, cartoonist and satirist Colin Goh, and former DC comics editor Matt Humphreys … Continue reading »

SingLitFest 2016: A Panel Discussion on Sex and Race in Literature
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SingLitFest 2016: A Panel Discussion on Sex and Race in Literature

On September 28th, our opening event will discuss the depiction of sex and race in literature. Expect fireworks from Alfian Sa’at, Ovidia Yu, Naomi Jackson, and Jason Koo.  Read More: http://www.straight.com/blogra/734891/where-sexual-racism-against-asian-straight-men-comes   Continue reading »