Monthly Archives: December 2015

New Year Letter to Lovers of a Better Singapore

I’d wish you a happy new year if last year had not been so bitter. We had high hopes that Singapore would become a freer, fairer, and kinder society after the death of Lee Kuan Yew. We had high hopes

New Year Letter to Lovers of a Better Singapore

I’d wish you a happy new year if last year had not been so bitter. We had high hopes that Singapore would become a freer, fairer, and kinder society after the death of Lee Kuan Yew. We had high hopes

The Finger

The Finger By Jon Gresham   She was someone to trust with your loose change, your jewellery, your home entertainment system, your child, your husband. Of course, “everyone” told Julia you have to watch her. She is your responsibility. You

The Finger

The Finger By Jon Gresham   She was someone to trust with your loose change, your jewellery, your home entertainment system, your child, your husband. Of course, “everyone” told Julia you have to watch her. She is your responsibility. You

Featured Poem – “Charlotte Unbound”

Charlotte Unbound by Gwee Li Sui   Mr and Mrs Lim used to read well-loved classics To little Charlotte to sow the seeds of aesthetics. At five, she would fly to the Literature section Of a library and soon –

Featured Poem – “Charlotte Unbound”

Charlotte Unbound by Gwee Li Sui   Mr and Mrs Lim used to read well-loved classics To little Charlotte to sow the seeds of aesthetics. At five, she would fly to the Literature section Of a library and soon –

Singapore: Translation Gateway to SE Asia

A new arts non-profit wants to promote literary exchange between Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia, and between SE Asia and the world. The Select Center encourages and develops translation and other intercultural practices through a wide array of programs.

Singapore: Translation Gateway to SE Asia

A new arts non-profit wants to promote literary exchange between Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia, and between SE Asia and the world. The Select Center encourages and develops translation and other intercultural practices through a wide array of programs.

Featured Poem – “Nagercoil”

The spoken word scene in Singapore is diverse and lively. One of its most prominent poets is Deborah Emmanuel. SP is pleased to present her reading “Nagercoil” at the launch of The Loudmouth Series, March 2015.     Nagercoil by

Featured Poem – “Nagercoil”

The spoken word scene in Singapore is diverse and lively. One of its most prominent poets is Deborah Emmanuel. SP is pleased to present her reading “Nagercoil” at the launch of The Loudmouth Series, March 2015.     Nagercoil by

Second Saturdays – Nov 2015

Text and photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone   Second Saturdays last month was its usual food-laden, word-filled, love fest. The open mic portion of the afternoon saw writers Lourdes Bernard, Kimberley Lim, and Jee Leong Koh take to the floor to

Second Saturdays – Nov 2015

Text and photos by Paul Rozario-Falcone   Second Saturdays last month was its usual food-laden, word-filled, love fest. The open mic portion of the afternoon saw writers Lourdes Bernard, Kimberley Lim, and Jee Leong Koh take to the floor to

My Book of the Year 2015

Asked for their Book of 2015, not necessarily by a Singaporean, but written or translated into English, 33 Singaporean writers, artists, and scholars recommend their favorite read. The list below will provide a useful holiday guide. Please support independent presses

My Book of the Year 2015

Asked for their Book of 2015, not necessarily by a Singaporean, but written or translated into English, 33 Singaporean writers, artists, and scholars recommend their favorite read. The list below will provide a useful holiday guide. Please support independent presses