Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop

Head2Head | Stories Through Memories & Imagination

Organised by: National Library Board Singapore
  • Date:
    19 Apr 2022
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    Online (Zoom)
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A moment of verse or prose to tease the mind, an invitation to enter the writers' memories and imagination. Join the writers as they discuss the writing processes through emotional memory and ruminations in observing the world.

About the Speakers
Crispin Rodrigues
is a poet, editor and educator. His most recent poetry collection is How Now Blown Crow (2021), a meditation on love, domesticity, ageing and death. He is currently working on a new poetry collection that deals with his mixed heritage.

Daryl Qilin Yam is the author of the novels Kappa Quartet (2016)and Lovelier, Lonelier (2021), and the novella Shantih Shantih Shantih (2021). He is also an arts organiser / producer and sits on the board of directors at the literary charity Sing Lit Station.

Inez Tan is the author of the national bestseller This Is Where I Won't Be Alone. A Kundiman fellow and recipient of the Academy of American Poets Prize, her writing has been featured in The Rumpus, Rattle, QLRS, and the anthologies Best New Singaporean Short Stories Volume 4, A View of Stars, and A Luxury We Must Afford. She holds an MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan and an MFA in poetry at the University of California, Irvine.

About Head2Head
This series of panel discussions tackle facets of life, from nostalgic fiction writing to urban living, from the spoken word to digital mediums, through words, images and voices. Speakers for this April include Crispin Rodrigues, Cheyenne Alexandria Phillips, Charlene Shepherdson, Daryl Qilin Yam, Eva Wong Nava, Inez Tan, Joshua Ip, Lucas Ho & Choo Kah Ying.

Head2Head | Stories Through Memories & Imagination