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 »

Two Perspectives
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Two Perspectives

The videostream of “Two Perspectives: Singaporean and Singaporean American Playwriting,” featuring dramatic readings of excerpts from Damon Chua’s Aziza and Haresh Sharma’s Fundamentally Happy, both readings directed by Mei-Ann Teo, can be found here. The readings were followed by a Q&A. Peter Eckersall and Melissa Wansin Wong organized the event in conjunction with Singapore Literature … Continue reading »

Press Release – Singapore Literature Festival 2014
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Press Release – Singapore Literature Festival 2014

To download the document as a PDF please click Press Release -The Inaugural Singapore Literature Festival, New York City, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 29th 2014 The Inaugural Singapore Literature Festival, New York City, 2014 For the first time ever, 15 Singaporean writers will converge on New York City from October 10 to 12, 2014, … Continue reading »

Blue Lyra Review
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Blue Lyra Review

Festival authors Alvin Pang, Christine Chia, Cyril Wong, Pooja Nansi, Tania De Rozario and Joshua Ip have new poems in the special Singapore issue of Blue Lyra Review. Guest-edited by festival co-chair Jee Leong Koh, the poetry selection is a preview of the fireworks that you can expect at the Singapore Literature Festival in New … Continue reading »

Explaining a Thousand Cranes
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Explaining a Thousand Cranes

A poem “explaining a thousand cranes” by festival writer Joshua Ip is featured on the website Singapore Poetry. Joshua has kindly agreed to write a poem based on your name or a name of your suggestion, for a contribution to the festival’s Kickstarter campaign. Check out the poem, and then check out our fundraising campaign. … Continue reading »

Fish Eats Lion!
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Fish Eats Lion!

It is not news when lion eats fish, but it is news when fish eats lion. That is the news-making title of a collection of Singapore’s best speculative fiction: sci-fi, fantasy, and mash-up of absurdism, police procedural, fairy tales, steam punk and political satire. Edited by festival writer Jason Erik Lundberg, himself the author of three … Continue reading »