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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

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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 / 6 comments
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Featured Poem

A Photo of Jennifer by Meiko Ko   The first sounds of the English language came from the Jennifer box, which was installed on the roof of every HDB flat in the Bedok region. Essentially these were little brown boxes,

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Featured Poem

A Photo of Jennifer by Meiko Ko   The first sounds of the English language came from the Jennifer box, which was installed on the roof of every HDB flat in the Bedok region. Essentially these were little brown boxes,

Kampong Boy

Walking on Fire

M Ravi is a name both loved and hated in Singapore. A lawyer who has been involved in some of the most high profile constitutional challenges, he has argued against the mandatory death penalty, and argued for the right to

Kampong Boy

Walking on Fire

M Ravi is a name both loved and hated in Singapore. A lawyer who has been involved in some of the most high profile constitutional challenges, he has argued against the mandatory death penalty, and argued for the right to

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Featured Poem

A Chinese Box by Meiko Ko   A Chinese jewelry box believes that it’s suffering from an identity crisis, because of the mismatched items in it: plastic earring fragments, woe, some maps of the world, a lost mother. The lost

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Featured Poem

A Chinese Box by Meiko Ko   A Chinese jewelry box believes that it’s suffering from an identity crisis, because of the mismatched items in it: plastic earring fragments, woe, some maps of the world, a lost mother. The lost

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Calling for Singapore Literature

American editors are showing a keen interest in the literature coming out of Singapore. In May last year, the much-esteemed journal Prairie Schooner published a Fusion issue of new Singapore writing and American writing from its archives. Revolving around the

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Calling for Singapore Literature

American editors are showing a keen interest in the literature coming out of Singapore. In May last year, the much-esteemed journal Prairie Schooner published a Fusion issue of new Singapore writing and American writing from its archives. Revolving around the

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Thaipusam Babies

Ramsundar Lakshminarayanan is a photographer based in New York City. From 2010 to 2014 he lived in Singapore and took his first lessons in photography at the Photographic Society of Singapore (PPS). In the course of his studies, he became

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Thaipusam Babies

Ramsundar Lakshminarayanan is a photographer based in New York City. From 2010 to 2014 he lived in Singapore and took his first lessons in photography at the Photographic Society of Singapore (PPS). In the course of his studies, he became

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Second Saturdays Reading Series – April 2015

Text by Paul Rozario-Falcone. Photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone and Hong-Ling Wee.   April’s Second Saturdays featured ceramicist Hong-Ling Wee, a Singaporean artist who has been based in New York for more than two decades. Her beautiful presentation – featuring photographs

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Second Saturdays Reading Series – April 2015

Text by Paul Rozario-Falcone. Photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone and Hong-Ling Wee.   April’s Second Saturdays featured ceramicist Hong-Ling Wee, a Singaporean artist who has been based in New York for more than two decades. Her beautiful presentation – featuring photographs

Tall-Tales

A Star-Lovely Art

Not many Singaporean writers deserve the accolade of literary pioneer as much as Goh Poh Seng (1936 – 2010). He wrote what is now widely recognized as the first Singaporean novel in English, If We Dream Too Long. He was

Tall-Tales

A Star-Lovely Art

Not many Singaporean writers deserve the accolade of literary pioneer as much as Goh Poh Seng (1936 – 2010). He wrote what is now widely recognized as the first Singaporean novel in English, If We Dream Too Long. He was