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Through a Neocolonial Schooling, Darkly

An Interview with Joanne Leow about Singapore’s Educational System     Originally from Singapore, Joanne Leow is an Assistant Professor of literature in the University of Saskatchewan. She specializes in Transnational, Diasporic, and Decolonizing/Postcolonial Literatures. Her educational journey from Singapore

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Through a Neocolonial Schooling, Darkly

An Interview with Joanne Leow about Singapore’s Educational System     Originally from Singapore, Joanne Leow is an Assistant Professor of literature in the University of Saskatchewan. She specializes in Transnational, Diasporic, and Decolonizing/Postcolonial Literatures. Her educational journey from Singapore

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My Book of the Year 2016

For Singapore Poetry’s 3rd Annual Books Round-up, we again asked Singaporean writers, artists, and thinkers, living in Singapore and abroad, for their favorite read of the year. The book does not have to be written by a Singaporean, but if

FA3_PSK_Cover_19Jan16.pdf

My Book of the Year 2016

For Singapore Poetry’s 3rd Annual Books Round-up, we again asked Singaporean writers, artists, and thinkers, living in Singapore and abroad, for their favorite read of the year. The book does not have to be written by a Singaporean, but if

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Heaven Has Eyes

Library by Philip Holden She had never thought, she told her parents later, that she could fall. Late summer, and the banks of the river were thick with blackberries. She tasted some greedily on the way down to the water,

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Heaven Has Eyes

Library by Philip Holden She had never thought, she told her parents later, that she could fall. Late summer, and the banks of the river were thick with blackberries. She tasted some greedily on the way down to the water,

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Writing the South Seas

Introduction by Philip Holden Research work on Singapore Literature is increasingly exploring connections across languages and national borders, rather than within a single English-language literary tradition. A new generation of scholars such as E.K. Tan, Weihsin Gui, Joanne Leow, Cheryl

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Writing the South Seas

Introduction by Philip Holden Research work on Singapore Literature is increasingly exploring connections across languages and national borders, rather than within a single English-language literary tradition. A new generation of scholars such as E.K. Tan, Weihsin Gui, Joanne Leow, Cheryl

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Poetry After the Fall

Review of Belmont by Stephen Burt (USA: Graywolf Press, 2013) by Ng Yi-Sheng   It’s thoroughly strange to review a book like this in a world where Donald Trump’s just been elected President. Over the past week, my Facebook friends

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Poetry After the Fall

Review of Belmont by Stephen Burt (USA: Graywolf Press, 2013) by Ng Yi-Sheng   It’s thoroughly strange to review a book like this in a world where Donald Trump’s just been elected President. Over the past week, my Facebook friends

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Speaking Against

Review of Cyril Wong’s The Lover’s Inventory (Singapore: Math Paper Press, 2015) by Andrew Howdle   Since the biennial Singapore Literary Prize expanded into categories, it has favoured joint winners in the poetry section. In 2016, the poetry award (for

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Speaking Against

Review of Cyril Wong’s The Lover’s Inventory (Singapore: Math Paper Press, 2015) by Andrew Howdle   Since the biennial Singapore Literary Prize expanded into categories, it has favoured joint winners in the poetry section. In 2016, the poetry award (for

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The Future of Singapore Literature

Lecture by GWEE Li Sui at the double-bill SWF Lecture: Unwritten Country on 5 November 2016. The other lecture was Boey Kim Cheng’s “Reflections of a Returnee”. GWEE is a Singaporean poet, graphic artist, and literary critic.   I have

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The Future of Singapore Literature

Lecture by GWEE Li Sui at the double-bill SWF Lecture: Unwritten Country on 5 November 2016. The other lecture was Boey Kim Cheng’s “Reflections of a Returnee”. GWEE is a Singaporean poet, graphic artist, and literary critic.   I have