Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Frontier as Covered Ground

The Frontier as Covered Ground: A Review of Carl Phillips’ Reconnaissance by Ian Tan     There would still remain the never-resting mind, So that one would want to escape, come back To what had been so long composed. The

The Frontier as Covered Ground

The Frontier as Covered Ground: A Review of Carl Phillips’ Reconnaissance by Ian Tan     There would still remain the never-resting mind, So that one would want to escape, come back To what had been so long composed. The

Special Focus on Justin Chin – Excuse Me, Are You a Singapore Poet?

The critical survey below is the last part of our Special Focus series on Justin Chin. Excuse Me, Are You a Singapore Poet? The Poetry of Justin Chin by Jee Leong Koh     When Justin Chin died on Christmas

Special Focus on Justin Chin – Excuse Me, Are You a Singapore Poet?

The critical survey below is the last part of our Special Focus series on Justin Chin. Excuse Me, Are You a Singapore Poet? The Poetry of Justin Chin by Jee Leong Koh     When Justin Chin died on Christmas

Nothing Important Happened Today

Nothing Important Happened Today by Claudia Serea Reviewed by Eric Norris                   Reviews are reviews. We take them with a grain of salt. We may pick up the book in question, we

Nothing Important Happened Today

Nothing Important Happened Today by Claudia Serea Reviewed by Eric Norris                   Reviews are reviews. We take them with a grain of salt. We may pick up the book in question, we

Parallel Ink

The millennials are on the move, and they are out to make their mark on the international literary scene. Encouraging their creative spirit is the international lit and art e-zine Parallel Ink, founded and edited by teens to publish the

Parallel Ink

The millennials are on the move, and they are out to make their mark on the international literary scene. Encouraging their creative spirit is the international lit and art e-zine Parallel Ink, founded and edited by teens to publish the

To a Young Poet (on Singapore’s 51st Birthday)

To a Young Poet by Jee Leong Koh   Quit the country soon as you can before you’re set on a career path or marrying the home ownership scheme. Pay no heed to the village elders. They are secretly ashamed

To a Young Poet (on Singapore’s 51st Birthday)

To a Young Poet by Jee Leong Koh   Quit the country soon as you can before you’re set on a career path or marrying the home ownership scheme. Pay no heed to the village elders. They are secretly ashamed

Shattered and Scattered – Review of O Thiam Chin’s “Now That It’s Over”

Now That It’s Over by O Thiam Chin (Singapore: Epigram Book 2016) Reviewed by Stewart Dorward     Now That It’s Over by O Thiam Chin is his first full length novel and the winner of the 2015 Epigram Books

Shattered and Scattered – Review of O Thiam Chin’s “Now That It’s Over”

Now That It’s Over by O Thiam Chin (Singapore: Epigram Book 2016) Reviewed by Stewart Dorward     Now That It’s Over by O Thiam Chin is his first full length novel and the winner of the 2015 Epigram Books

Filming “Fundamentally Happy”

If you attended the first Singapore Literature Festival in New York in 2014, you might have heard Haresh Sharma read from his fearless and moving plays, works that are based on social research and written in collaboration with his actors.

Filming “Fundamentally Happy”

If you attended the first Singapore Literature Festival in New York in 2014, you might have heard Haresh Sharma read from his fearless and moving plays, works that are based on social research and written in collaboration with his actors.