Monthly Archives: June 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

“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

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

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

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

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