tumblr_msm34gt5zq1stj5kvo1_1280

The Singapore Poetry Contest

Since its beginning in October 2013, Singapore Poetry has the goal of introducing the arts of Singapore to a general American audience. Operating out of New York City, it aims to cultivate dialogue and understanding between the two countries. To

Featured / Leave a comment
tumblr_msm34gt5zq1stj5kvo1_1280

The Singapore Poetry Contest

Since its beginning in October 2013, Singapore Poetry has the goal of introducing the arts of Singapore to a general American audience. Operating out of New York City, it aims to cultivate dialogue and understanding between the two countries. To

Featured / Leave a comment
mating-damselfly

The Wild Side of Singapore

Singapore up close, very close. In this compilation of video clips taken around Singapore in 2014, Anthony Quek shows the beauty of close attention. After watching it, you may be inspired to submit poetry and prose to the forthcoming anthology

mating-damselfly

The Wild Side of Singapore

Singapore up close, very close. In this compilation of video clips taken around Singapore in 2014, Anthony Quek shows the beauty of close attention. After watching it, you may be inspired to submit poetry and prose to the forthcoming anthology

1092444
/ Poem

Featured Poem

Willpower by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed   Tonight, if we stain our hands with henna I will guide our people, hand in hand Towards the fiery red well of lucidity A sign that my battle is just beginning Should the bridal

1092444
/ Poem

Featured Poem

Willpower by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed   Tonight, if we stain our hands with henna I will guide our people, hand in hand Towards the fiery red well of lucidity A sign that my battle is just beginning Should the bridal

MV5BMTA5Mzk1ODk4MzNeQTJeQWpwZ15BbWU4MDgzODc5NDIx._V1_SY317_CR0,0,214,317_AL_

Unlucky Plaza

Unlucky Plaza (2014) is a black comedy about the hope of striking it rich in cosmopolitan Singapore. Onassis Hernandez, Filipino immigrant and single father, loses his popular diner due to a food poisoning scandal and then is scammed and cheated of

MV5BMTA5Mzk1ODk4MzNeQTJeQWpwZ15BbWU4MDgzODc5NDIx._V1_SY317_CR0,0,214,317_AL_

Unlucky Plaza

Unlucky Plaza (2014) is a black comedy about the hope of striking it rich in cosmopolitan Singapore. Onassis Hernandez, Filipino immigrant and single father, loses his popular diner due to a food poisoning scandal and then is scammed and cheated of

Aaron Lee photo_edited

Featured Poem

Lament by Aaron Lee Soon Yong (According to Greek mythology, the three titans Atlas, Epimetheus and Prometheus were brothers.) Hand on heart, I can only say I tried my best— never lauded or coddled any of them excessively, only encouraged

Aaron Lee photo_edited

Featured Poem

Lament by Aaron Lee Soon Yong (According to Greek mythology, the three titans Atlas, Epimetheus and Prometheus were brothers.) Hand on heart, I can only say I tried my best— never lauded or coddled any of them excessively, only encouraged

c49728efe0b5b54c4940a783bf3c558a

Featured Poem

A Diorama by Alfian Sa’at   Here we have assembled at the table: Raffles, Farquhar, the Temenggong, And Tengku Long, who will soon be known As Sultan Hussein, ruler of Johor. Who else? An Orang Laut. Where shall we place

c49728efe0b5b54c4940a783bf3c558a

Featured Poem

A Diorama by Alfian Sa’at   Here we have assembled at the table: Raffles, Farquhar, the Temenggong, And Tengku Long, who will soon be known As Sultan Hussein, ruler of Johor. Who else? An Orang Laut. Where shall we place

10478942_10152850878698092_2493406009922411482_n

Completely With/Out Character

In a time of ignorance and fears about AIDS, Paddy Chew came out publicly as HIV-positive. He was the first person to do so in Singapore. Three months before he died, he worked with the local theater company The Necessary

10478942_10152850878698092_2493406009922411482_n

Completely With/Out Character

In a time of ignorance and fears about AIDS, Paddy Chew came out publicly as HIV-positive. He was the first person to do so in Singapore. Three months before he died, he worked with the local theater company The Necessary