Monthly Archives: June 2016

Special Focus on Justin Chin – “Buffed Fag”

Singapore Poetry’s “Special Focus” series highlights an important aspect of the work of an established Singapore author. By making available a substantial selection of work, SP hopes to encourage both readerly and critical engagement with the author. We begin to

Special Focus on Justin Chin – “Buffed Fag”

Singapore Poetry’s “Special Focus” series highlights an important aspect of the work of an established Singapore author. By making available a substantial selection of work, SP hopes to encourage both readerly and critical engagement with the author. We begin to

Two New Poems by Kaustuv Gosh

The World Has Changed by Kaustuv Gosh   It is hard to make sense of the world in a downpour When you are on the other side, in a dry compartment. We are safe, we are safe, everything is as

Two New Poems by Kaustuv Gosh

The World Has Changed by Kaustuv Gosh   It is hard to make sense of the world in a downpour When you are on the other side, in a dry compartment. We are safe, we are safe, everything is as

The Fate of Singaporean Poultry

Review of The Other Merlion And Friends by Gwee Li Sui Landmark Books, 2015 by Eric Norris     It seems odd—or it seems odd to me—that a volume of verse like Gwee Li Sui’s selection of poems and original

The Fate of Singaporean Poultry

Review of The Other Merlion And Friends by Gwee Li Sui Landmark Books, 2015 by Eric Norris     It seems odd—or it seems odd to me—that a volume of verse like Gwee Li Sui’s selection of poems and original

SLF NYC Benefit!

By all accounts, the Benefit for the 2nd Singapore Literature Festival in NYC was a great success. We were heartened by the attendance of so many benefactors, well-wishers and partners of the festival. Jee Leong Koh, the festival organizer, welcomed

SLF NYC Benefit!

By all accounts, the Benefit for the 2nd Singapore Literature Festival in NYC was a great success. We were heartened by the attendance of so many benefactors, well-wishers and partners of the festival. Jee Leong Koh, the festival organizer, welcomed

Singapore Unbound Fellowship

  Singapore Unbound Fellowship (deadline June 24, 2016) WHO WE ARE SINGAPORE UNBOUND is an exciting new non-profit dedicated to free and open cultural exchange between Singapore and the USA. We organize literary events (Singapore Literature Festival in NYC and

Singapore Unbound Fellowship

  Singapore Unbound Fellowship (deadline June 24, 2016) WHO WE ARE SINGAPORE UNBOUND is an exciting new non-profit dedicated to free and open cultural exchange between Singapore and the USA. We organize literary events (Singapore Literature Festival in NYC and

First Asian American Vaudeville Performer

A Singaporean’s new musical comedy receives a staged reading in NYC. Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America, Inc. presents Frank: The Musical, written and directed by Marcus Yi. From the website: “A staged reading of the new musical “Frank” that follows the

First Asian American Vaudeville Performer

A Singaporean’s new musical comedy receives a staged reading in NYC. Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America, Inc. presents Frank: The Musical, written and directed by Marcus Yi. From the website: “A staged reading of the new musical “Frank” that follows the

The Bird and the Broom

The Bird and the Broom: the Poetry of R. Nemo Hill by Jee Leong Koh An introduction given at the launch reading of In No Man’s Ear by R. Nemo Hill (Dos Madres Press) on June 2, 2016, at KGB Bar,

The Bird and the Broom

The Bird and the Broom: the Poetry of R. Nemo Hill by Jee Leong Koh An introduction given at the launch reading of In No Man’s Ear by R. Nemo Hill (Dos Madres Press) on June 2, 2016, at KGB Bar,