Monthly Archives: July 2016

Red Flower, Chinese Silences

Review of Jenny Tseng’s Red Flower, White Flower (Marick Press, 2013 (Translated by Mengying Han and Aaron Crippen) and Timothy Yu’s 100 Chinese Silences (Les Figues, 2016) Review by Cyril Wong                  

Red Flower, Chinese Silences

Review of Jenny Tseng’s Red Flower, White Flower (Marick Press, 2013 (Translated by Mengying Han and Aaron Crippen) and Timothy Yu’s 100 Chinese Silences (Les Figues, 2016) Review by Cyril Wong                  

2nd Singapore Poetry Contest – First Prize Winner

President’s Day by Josh Lefkowitz   What kind of ego do you have to have To think you cannot stand to be Around even the mere friends of your ex Sorry Amanda I’m outing you by name In this here

2nd Singapore Poetry Contest – First Prize Winner

President’s Day by Josh Lefkowitz   What kind of ego do you have to have To think you cannot stand to be Around even the mere friends of your ex Sorry Amanda I’m outing you by name In this here

Special Focus on Justin Chin – “Incontinence”

Part Four of our Special Focus on Justin Chin reprints a poem from his last book of poems Gutted, which was named a Finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards. The title poem is a multivalent, multi-form sequence of 65 parts.

Special Focus on Justin Chin – “Incontinence”

Part Four of our Special Focus on Justin Chin reprints a poem from his last book of poems Gutted, which was named a Finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards. The title poem is a multivalent, multi-form sequence of 65 parts.

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Appraising “The Apprentice”

An excerpt from Dan Koh’s insightful review of The Apprentice, a ground-breaking new film by Boo Junfeng about capital punishment in Singapore. You can read the full review at The On-line Citizen.   Photo: Joseph Nair For a country that

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Appraising “The Apprentice”

An excerpt from Dan Koh’s insightful review of The Apprentice, a ground-breaking new film by Boo Junfeng about capital punishment in Singapore. You can read the full review at The On-line Citizen.   Photo: Joseph Nair For a country that

2nd Singapore Poetry Contest – Second Prize Winner

Metamorphosis by Ankita Anand   Politicians double up as salons Offering makeovers. If today you ask a city its name, It will look into your eyes seductively And ask, “What do you want it to be? I could be Shanghai,

2nd Singapore Poetry Contest – Second Prize Winner

Metamorphosis by Ankita Anand   Politicians double up as salons Offering makeovers. If today you ask a city its name, It will look into your eyes seductively And ask, “What do you want it to be? I could be Shanghai,

Special Focus on Justin Chin – “Quietus”

Part Three of our special focus on Justin Chin brings you his short story “Quietus” collected in his book 98 Wounds (San Francisco: Manic D Press). Part One reprints his prose piece “Buffed Fag” and Part Two his poem “Poison.” Born

Special Focus on Justin Chin – “Quietus”

Part Three of our special focus on Justin Chin brings you his short story “Quietus” collected in his book 98 Wounds (San Francisco: Manic D Press). Part One reprints his prose piece “Buffed Fag” and Part Two his poem “Poison.” Born

2nd Singapore Poetry Contest – Third Prize Winner

I’m Supposed to Teach by Sara Backer   the meaning of redundancy. For example: They went skydiving in mid-air. Where else could you skydive? I ask anticipating laughter, receiving silent stares. My students are somber. A shy hand half-rises. You

2nd Singapore Poetry Contest – Third Prize Winner

I’m Supposed to Teach by Sara Backer   the meaning of redundancy. For example: They went skydiving in mid-air. Where else could you skydive? I ask anticipating laughter, receiving silent stares. My students are somber. A shy hand half-rises. You