Category Archives: Books

My Book of the Year 2016

For Singapore Poetry’s 3rd Annual Books Round-up, we again asked Singaporean writers, artists, and thinkers, living in Singapore and abroad, for their favorite read of the year. The book does not have to be written by a Singaporean, but if

My Book of the Year 2016

For Singapore Poetry’s 3rd Annual Books Round-up, we again asked Singaporean writers, artists, and thinkers, living in Singapore and abroad, for their favorite read of the year. The book does not have to be written by a Singaporean, but if

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

The US Launch of UNION

The US launch of UNION – featuring Alvin Pang, Ravi Shankar, Sharon Dolin, Jee Leong Koh, and Amanda Lee Koe Sunday, September 27, 5.30pm to 6.30pm, Madison Square Park, NYC, a part of Singapore: Inside Out.   From the website:

The US Launch of UNION

The US launch of UNION – featuring Alvin Pang, Ravi Shankar, Sharon Dolin, Jee Leong Koh, and Amanda Lee Koe Sunday, September 27, 5.30pm to 6.30pm, Madison Square Park, NYC, a part of Singapore: Inside Out.   From the website:

Requiem for the Factory

“This is a writing of light,” so Requiem for the Factory, this wonderfully idiosyncratic and provocative book, identifies itself. And it is a very apt self-description for this work of photography (Kenny Png), text (Jeremy Fernando) and layout (Yanyun Chen), with

Requiem for the Factory

“This is a writing of light,” so Requiem for the Factory, this wonderfully idiosyncratic and provocative book, identifies itself. And it is a very apt self-description for this work of photography (Kenny Png), text (Jeremy Fernando) and layout (Yanyun Chen), with

Asian Festival of Children’s Content

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (30 May – 6 June, 2015) brings together content creators and producers with parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone interested in quality Asian content for children. Organized by the National Book Development Council of Singapore, the

Asian Festival of Children’s Content

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (30 May – 6 June, 2015) brings together content creators and producers with parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone interested in quality Asian content for children. Organized by the National Book Development Council of Singapore, the

Five Places to Find SG Lit in New York

When you are ravenous for a taste of Singapore, where can you find some Singapore literature in New York City to satisfy the hunger? Here are five very different places to take note.   St. Mark’s Bookshop, 136 E 3rd

Five Places to Find SG Lit in New York

When you are ravenous for a taste of Singapore, where can you find some Singapore literature in New York City to satisfy the hunger? Here are five very different places to take note.   St. Mark’s Bookshop, 136 E 3rd

My Book of the Year

Singapore Poetry asked notable Singaporeans in the arts and academia to pick their favorite book of the year, written or translated into English. 26 responded kindly to the request. We are pleased to present what we hope is the first

My Book of the Year

Singapore Poetry asked notable Singaporeans in the arts and academia to pick their favorite book of the year, written or translated into English. 26 responded kindly to the request. We are pleased to present what we hope is the first