Monthly Archives: April 2017

Nothing Little About “A Little Life”

Review of Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life (USA: Doubleday, 2015) By Kevin Tan Kwan Wei Hanya Yanagihara’s sophomore novel A Little Life contemplates the debilitating effects of physical and emotional trauma. Written in 18 months, the novel became an award-winning

Nothing Little About “A Little Life”

Review of Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life (USA: Doubleday, 2015) By Kevin Tan Kwan Wei Hanya Yanagihara’s sophomore novel A Little Life contemplates the debilitating effects of physical and emotional trauma. Written in 18 months, the novel became an award-winning

Rubik’s Cube

Review of The Adopted: Stories from Angkor by HENG Siok Tian, PHAN Ming Yen, YEOW Kai Chai, and YONG Shu Hoong (Singapore: Ethos Books, 2015) by Stewart Dorward   HENG Siok Tian, PHAN Ming Yen, YEOW Kai Chai, and YONG

Rubik’s Cube

Review of The Adopted: Stories from Angkor by HENG Siok Tian, PHAN Ming Yen, YEOW Kai Chai, and YONG Shu Hoong (Singapore: Ethos Books, 2015) by Stewart Dorward   HENG Siok Tian, PHAN Ming Yen, YEOW Kai Chai, and YONG

Stepchild of the Sublime

Review of Louise Glück’s Faithful and Virtuous Night (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014) by Cyril Wong At the heart of every book of poems by Louise Glück, there is a journey-arc of thought and philosophical exploration; a building

Stepchild of the Sublime

Review of Louise Glück’s Faithful and Virtuous Night (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014) by Cyril Wong At the heart of every book of poems by Louise Glück, there is a journey-arc of thought and philosophical exploration; a building

3rd Singapore Poetry Contest

To celebrate Poetry Writing Month this April, Singapore Poetry is holding its third annual poetry contest. We are looking for poems that include the word “Singapore” (or its variants) in some creative manner. The poems do not have to be

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3rd Singapore Poetry Contest

To celebrate Poetry Writing Month this April, Singapore Poetry is holding its third annual poetry contest. We are looking for poems that include the word “Singapore” (or its variants) in some creative manner. The poems do not have to be

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