Monthly Archives: October 2015

Poets Are Living People

SP is pleased to present the third essay from the new anthology Poets on Growth: An Anthology of Poetry and Craft, edited by Peter LaBerg and Talin Tahajian, and released by Singapore-based publisher Math Paper Press. (Read the first and

Poets Are Living People

SP is pleased to present the third essay from the new anthology Poets on Growth: An Anthology of Poetry and Craft, edited by Peter LaBerg and Talin Tahajian, and released by Singapore-based publisher Math Paper Press. (Read the first and

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Featured Poem

Aadho aalo aadho andhar (Shades of light and dark) by Rajib Shil Jibon, translated by Shivaji Das and Gopika Jadeja, with Debabrata Basu and Souradip Bhattacharya   Perhaps I experience something the feather touch of a tender heart, a flutter

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Featured Poem

Aadho aalo aadho andhar (Shades of light and dark) by Rajib Shil Jibon, translated by Shivaji Das and Gopika Jadeja, with Debabrata Basu and Souradip Bhattacharya   Perhaps I experience something the feather touch of a tender heart, a flutter

Rebuilding This Broken Path

SP is pleased to present a second essay from Poets on Growth: An Anthology of Poetry and Craft (Math Paper Press, 2015), edited by Peter LaBerg and Talin Tahajian. (Read the first essay by Timothy Liu here.) The essay “Writing

Rebuilding This Broken Path

SP is pleased to present a second essay from Poets on Growth: An Anthology of Poetry and Craft (Math Paper Press, 2015), edited by Peter LaBerg and Talin Tahajian. (Read the first essay by Timothy Liu here.) The essay “Writing

Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Janet Liew, poet and educator, nominates Arthur Yap’s “2 mothers in a h d b playground” as her favorite Singapore poem. Lim writes, “It’s amusing for the obvious and keen competition between the two women, and the way Arthur Yap

Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Janet Liew, poet and educator, nominates Arthur Yap’s “2 mothers in a h d b playground” as her favorite Singapore poem. Lim writes, “It’s amusing for the obvious and keen competition between the two women, and the way Arthur Yap

Keeping Things Real

Two young American poets pitched an idea to a small Singapore press. Separated by an enormous distance, but joined by a common enthusiasm, poets and press have given birth to a striking new anthology. Poets on Growth: An Anthology of

Keeping Things Real

Two young American poets pitched an idea to a small Singapore press. Separated by an enormous distance, but joined by a common enthusiasm, poets and press have given birth to a striking new anthology. Poets on Growth: An Anthology of

Suchen Christine Lim Reading in New York

One of Singapore’s most distinguished writers, Suchen Christine Lim will read from her new novel The River’s SongĀ (Aurora Metro Books) at the Kinokuniya Bookstore in New York, next to Bryant Park, on Sunday, 18 October, 2 pm. She will be

Suchen Christine Lim Reading in New York

One of Singapore’s most distinguished writers, Suchen Christine Lim will read from her new novel The River’s SongĀ (Aurora Metro Books) at the Kinokuniya Bookstore in New York, next to Bryant Park, on Sunday, 18 October, 2 pm. She will be

Featured Poem

Bedok Jetty by Jinat Rehana Begum   At five, I crossed the sea on a dare. They pestered and pushed, till finally the youngest of the tribe, I wobbled onto the long grey finger, sea to the left of me,

Featured Poem

Bedok Jetty by Jinat Rehana Begum   At five, I crossed the sea on a dare. They pestered and pushed, till finally the youngest of the tribe, I wobbled onto the long grey finger, sea to the left of me,