Monthly Archives: September 2014

Starry Starry Island

New York Launch of Starry Island: New Writing from Singapore Saturday, September 13, 2014, St. Mark’s Bookshop Words by Jee Leong Koh Photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone, Christine Chia, Sandra Woock and Guy Humphrey It was a wet night, but the

Starry Starry Island

New York Launch of Starry Island: New Writing from Singapore Saturday, September 13, 2014, St. Mark’s Bookshop Words by Jee Leong Koh Photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone, Christine Chia, Sandra Woock and Guy Humphrey It was a wet night, but the

How to Read a Singaporean Poem

From The Arts House in Singapore: “Gwee Li Sui’s 2013 hit series Sing Lit 101: How to Read a Singaporean Poem returns for a second season! The good doctor will give six new lectures, each on a major English poem

How to Read a Singaporean Poem

From The Arts House in Singapore: “Gwee Li Sui’s 2013 hit series Sing Lit 101: How to Read a Singaporean Poem returns for a second season! The good doctor will give six new lectures, each on a major English poem

The Man Behind the Books

Anthony Koh Waugh is an unusual Singaporean. He quit a promising corporate career to work full-time as a freelance journalist. That eyebrow-raising move was followed by yet another. At a time when mega bookstores were closing their doors in Singapore,

The Man Behind the Books

Anthony Koh Waugh is an unusual Singaporean. He quit a promising corporate career to work full-time as a freelance journalist. That eyebrow-raising move was followed by yet another. At a time when mega bookstores were closing their doors in Singapore,

Singapore Poetry in Brooklyn

Singapore Poetry will have a table at the Brooklyn Book Festival for the second year running. To be held this Sunday, September 21, the Festival is touted to be “the largest free literary event in New York City,” according to

Singapore Poetry in Brooklyn

Singapore Poetry will have a table at the Brooklyn Book Festival for the second year running. To be held this Sunday, September 21, the Festival is touted to be “the largest free literary event in New York City,” according to

Journey to One’s “Roots”

The Finger Players is one of the most exciting Singaporean theater companies to emerge in the new century, known for its visually innovative and emotionally charged productions. The company has taken its shows to Africa, Austria, Australia, China, France, Hungary,

Journey to One’s “Roots”

The Finger Players is one of the most exciting Singaporean theater companies to emerge in the new century, known for its visually innovative and emotionally charged productions. The company has taken its shows to Africa, Austria, Australia, China, France, Hungary,

Featured Poem

PREFACE  from One Thousand and One Nights by Gwee Li Sui When love ends, what do you keep? Some autumns ago, I met a remarkable woman and we fell in love. She is a Korean novelist, I a Singaporean poet.

Featured Poem

PREFACE  from One Thousand and One Nights by Gwee Li Sui When love ends, what do you keep? Some autumns ago, I met a remarkable woman and we fell in love. She is a Korean novelist, I a Singaporean poet.

Second Saturdays Reading #6

Words and photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, played host to August’s Second Saturdays, which happily coincided with Singapore’s National Day. As was our custom, generous guests and readers brought a sumptuous spread of food, and many of us

Second Saturdays Reading #6

Words and photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, played host to August’s Second Saturdays, which happily coincided with Singapore’s National Day. As was our custom, generous guests and readers brought a sumptuous spread of food, and many of us