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Since you told me by Toh Hsien Min   Since you told me it hasn’t been the case that I have eaten less or, worse yet, more. I haven’t slept away my sunny days nor tossed and turned at night

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Since you told me by Toh Hsien Min   Since you told me it hasn’t been the case that I have eaten less or, worse yet, more. I haven’t slept away my sunny days nor tossed and turned at night

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Return of the Singapore International Film Fest

Press Release from the Singapore International Film Festival: SGIFF returns this year after a two-year hiatus, with an entirely new team that is set on making this year’s festival a truly stimulating one. The festival celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and

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Return of the Singapore International Film Fest

Press Release from the Singapore International Film Festival: SGIFF returns this year after a two-year hiatus, with an entirely new team that is set on making this year’s festival a truly stimulating one. The festival celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and

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Second Saturdays Reading Series – Nov 2014

Second Saturdays Reading Series – November 2014 Words by Jee Leong Koh, and photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone and Guy Humphrey   Is there life after Singapore Literature Festival? If the November edition of the Second Saturdays Reading Series is anything

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Second Saturdays Reading Series – Nov 2014

Second Saturdays Reading Series – November 2014 Words by Jee Leong Koh, and photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone and Guy Humphrey   Is there life after Singapore Literature Festival? If the November edition of the Second Saturdays Reading Series is anything

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How to Die Every Day

Interview with Fiona Sze-Lorrain: My Funeral Gondola By Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé Photograph by Sabine Dundure DK: In his praise of your collection, Arthur Sze writes of you journeying “through shifting places and times, deaths and imagined deaths, with sharp, lyrical insight”.

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How to Die Every Day

Interview with Fiona Sze-Lorrain: My Funeral Gondola By Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé Photograph by Sabine Dundure DK: In his praise of your collection, Arthur Sze writes of you journeying “through shifting places and times, deaths and imagined deaths, with sharp, lyrical insight”.

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Reading Fascist Rock

Reading Fascist Rock An essay by Sam Ng I was thirteen years old when I first read Claire Tham’s Fascist Rock. It was her first collection of short stories, published when she was twenty two. I did not know her

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Reading Fascist Rock

Reading Fascist Rock An essay by Sam Ng I was thirteen years old when I first read Claire Tham’s Fascist Rock. It was her first collection of short stories, published when she was twenty two. I did not know her

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Public Librarian by Aaron Lee Soon Yong Now that he’s decimated, you ask to interview me so you can write him up even though you never met him— nor me— before today. Well, he was forty, barely qualified, always wore

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Featured Poem

Public Librarian by Aaron Lee Soon Yong Now that he’s decimated, you ask to interview me so you can write him up even though you never met him— nor me— before today. Well, he was forty, barely qualified, always wore

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Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Euginia Tan, a writer, nominates Madeleine Lee’s poem “curlers” as her favorite: “It’s very organic, much like a series of sketches from a seasoned artist’s musings, retaining the childish nostalgia of recalling lost years.”   curlers regular morning at the

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Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Euginia Tan, a writer, nominates Madeleine Lee’s poem “curlers” as her favorite: “It’s very organic, much like a series of sketches from a seasoned artist’s musings, retaining the childish nostalgia of recalling lost years.”   curlers regular morning at the