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The Singapore Poetry Contest

The contest is now closed. Please check back next April, during National Poetry Writing Month, for next year’s contest.  * Since its beginning in October 2013, Singapore Poetry has the goal of introducing the arts of Singapore to a general

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The Singapore Poetry Contest

The contest is now closed. Please check back next April, during National Poetry Writing Month, for next year’s contest.  * Since its beginning in October 2013, Singapore Poetry has the goal of introducing the arts of Singapore to a general

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Something To Write Home About

Press release:  Something To Write Home About: Singapore Arts Festival in New York 12 – 22 September 2015 NEW YORK – Inspired by their love for their home country, a group of New York-based creatives from Singapore have come together to

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Something To Write Home About

Press release:  Something To Write Home About: Singapore Arts Festival in New York 12 – 22 September 2015 NEW YORK – Inspired by their love for their home country, a group of New York-based creatives from Singapore have come together to

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Special Focus on Leong Liew Geok – “A Walk in the Japanese Garden, Jurong”

This is Part Three of SP’s first “Special Focus” series, looking at the extraordinary gardening poems of Leong Liew Geok. Born in Penang, Malaysia, Leong moved to Singapore in 1981. Thereafter, she published two important collections of poems, Love Is

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Special Focus on Leong Liew Geok – “A Walk in the Japanese Garden, Jurong”

This is Part Three of SP’s first “Special Focus” series, looking at the extraordinary gardening poems of Leong Liew Geok. Born in Penang, Malaysia, Leong moved to Singapore in 1981. Thereafter, she published two important collections of poems, Love Is

Patricia reading

Second Saturdays Reading Series – 13 June 2015

Text by Jee Leong Koh and Photographs by Yun-chun Chua   Hosted by Paul and Al in their beautiful Carroll Gardens home, the last Second Saturdays reading before summer hiatus featured Brooklyn-based writer Patricia Park. Her debut novel Re Jane

Patricia reading

Second Saturdays Reading Series – 13 June 2015

Text by Jee Leong Koh and Photographs by Yun-chun Chua   Hosted by Paul and Al in their beautiful Carroll Gardens home, the last Second Saturdays reading before summer hiatus featured Brooklyn-based writer Patricia Park. Her debut novel Re Jane

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Special Focus on Leong Liew Geok – “The Gardener Walks to the Bus Stop”

This is Part Two of SP’s first “Special Focus” series looking at the extraordinary gardening poems of Leong Liew Geok. Born in Penang, Malaysia, Leong moved to Singapore in 1981. Thereafter, she published two important collections of poems, Love Is

Bus Stop

Special Focus on Leong Liew Geok – “The Gardener Walks to the Bus Stop”

This is Part Two of SP’s first “Special Focus” series looking at the extraordinary gardening poems of Leong Liew Geok. Born in Penang, Malaysia, Leong moved to Singapore in 1981. Thereafter, she published two important collections of poems, Love Is

Requiem For The Factory

Requiem for the Factory

“This is a writing of light,” so Requiem for the Factory, this wonderfully idiosyncratic and provocative book, identifies itself. And it is a very apt self-description for this work of photography (Kenny Png), text (Jeremy Fernando) and layout (Yanyun Chen), with

Requiem For The Factory

Requiem for the Factory

“This is a writing of light,” so Requiem for the Factory, this wonderfully idiosyncratic and provocative book, identifies itself. And it is a very apt self-description for this work of photography (Kenny Png), text (Jeremy Fernando) and layout (Yanyun Chen), with

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Special Focus on Leong Liew Geok – “Father’s Orchids”

The intent of Singapore Poetry’s “Special Focus” series is to highlight an important aspect of the work of an established poet of Singapore. This aspect may be a thematic thread, formal preoccupation or recurring image; it will provide a vital

father's orchids

Special Focus on Leong Liew Geok – “Father’s Orchids”

The intent of Singapore Poetry’s “Special Focus” series is to highlight an important aspect of the work of an established poet of Singapore. This aspect may be a thematic thread, formal preoccupation or recurring image; it will provide a vital

James Hannaham reading

Second Saturdays Reading Series – May 2015

Text by Jee Leong Koh and Photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone and Philip M. Perry For the first time ever, Second Saturdays was held in the historic neighborhood of the Village in May. Our host Janice Tan opened her home on

James Hannaham reading

Second Saturdays Reading Series – May 2015

Text by Jee Leong Koh and Photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone and Philip M. Perry For the first time ever, Second Saturdays was held in the historic neighborhood of the Village in May. Our host Janice Tan opened her home on