Literary Arts

  • The Launch of Angels by the Murky River by Shivaji Das

    Literary Arts 10 Mar 2017 Explore the immense diversity of ordinary people—they are the homeless people in Mumbai and Seoul, ageing anarchists in Melbourne...
  • AfterWords - Writing as Resistance <Part II>

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop 9 Mar 2017 With great support and enthusiasm from the first AfterWords, we bring to you Writing as Resistance ! This time, we...
  • The Writers Room

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop 5 Mar 2017 We all have stories. For those of us who might want to share them it can sometimes be tough to...
  • Fun with Asian folktales

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop 4 Mar 2017 Western fairy tales are popular amongst children, but what about Asian folktales? How can we get children interested in folktales...
  • Metaphors Be With You XV: Scars and Tattoos

    Literary Arts 25 Feb 2017 Metaphors Be With You is a spoken-word personal story showcase held bimonthly at Haque Centre of Acting & Creativity. Interested...
  • Arts by the Sea

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop 25 Feb 2017 Join acclaimed story-teller Roger Jenkins as he takes children on a heroes-themed magical journey through stories, games and crafts. Don't...
  • Buy SingLit Festival 2017

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop, Festival 25 - 26 Feb 2017 The Buy SingLit Festival is a weekend-long showcase of the best in the local publishing scene. It celebrates both established...
  • SingLit Stitch Exhibition

    Literary Arts, Visual Arts, Festival 24 Feb - 24 Mar 2017 Singlit Stitch is an exhibition happening from 24 Feb - 24 Mar 2017 only at BooksActually. Join embroidery artist Jamie...
  • [PRESSPLAY] WORDPLAY: Type-Writer in Residence

    Literary Arts, Festival 19 Feb 2017 Type-Writer in Residence is a little initiative to bring you the comfort of old school letter writing or typing in...
  • Why Does the Caged Bird Sing? - Book Launch of Payoh

    Literary Arts 18 Feb 2017 Payoh is a novel that asks us to think about the effects of power and the meaning of freedom in...
  • For The Record

    Theatre, Literary Arts 17, 18 Feb 2017 Meet long-time friends, Ana and Kate. When their cousins marry, they turned from friends to family. But with a new...
  • Up Close & Personal with Sam Lo (SKL0)

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop 17 Feb 2017 Perhaps best known by her moniker 'Sticker Lady', Sam Lo (SKL0) has made her name over the last few years...
  • Crimson and Clover

    Literary Arts, Festival, Open Call 12 Feb - 16 Apr 2017 Crimson and Clover is a close reading-creative writing mentorship organized by the National Library Board. This mentorship is a lead...
  • The Reading of 'Migrant Tales'

    Literary Arts 29 Jan 2017 BooksActually presents MIGRANT TALES translated by Debabrota Basu edited by Zakir Hossain Khokan & Monir Ahmod Migrant Tales is an...
  • The Ideology #2: The Myth of Laziness – Launch

    Literary Arts 19 Jan 2017 Following the first issue of the Ideology of Solidarity (which discusses the importance of sticking together), the second issue of the Ideology fixates on...
  •  A Luxury We Must Afford — Launch

    Literary Arts 15 Jan 2017 In 2015, the anthology A Luxury We Cannot Afford commemorated 50 years of man-made myth - 50 years of mysteries and ministries, Marxists...