SingLit

  • The Language of Belonging with Charmaine Leung, author of 17A Keong Saik Road

    Literary Arts 19 Aug 2017 17A Keong Saik Road recounts Charmaine Leung's growing-up years on Keong Saik Road in the 1970s...
    Kinokuniya Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road, Takashimaya Shopping Centre Ngee Ann City, #04-20, Singapore 238872Kinokuniya Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road, Takashimaya Shopping Centre Ngee Ann City, #04-20, Singapore 238872
  • Reprint Launch with Cyril Wong

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop 18 Aug 2017 Everyone knows Cyril Wong – the confessional poet, the award-winning author, the mentor to young writers & poets in the Singapore Literature scene. But what do we know about Cyril Wong...
    BooksActually, 9 Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168645BooksActually, 9 Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168645
  • My Nantah Story: The Rise and Demise of the People's University — Book Launch

    Literary Arts 12 Aug 2017 This book is for all who are interested in the lesser-known narratives of Singapore's social and political story...
    The Arts House, ChamberThe Arts House, Chamber
  • [Curious Reads] Here Now There After edited by Yoong Shu Hoong

    Thoughts 5 Aug 2017 Mixed with tales from around the world and localised stories in our native languages, the book is a mishmash of how far Singapore...
  • [Curious Reads] A Field Guide to Supermarkets in Singapore by Samuel Lee

    Thoughts 2 Aug 2017 I admit, I chose this book for its cute and intriguing title and the geometric cover design. But I soon found that I couldn't immerse myself in it...
  • [Curious Reads] Model Citizens by Haresh Sharma

    Thoughts 31 Jul 2017 Who is a model citizen? Someone who abides blindly by the rules? One who accepts one's fate without questioning? Is there room for dreams?
  • In Search of Chew Joo Chiat

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop, Zabbalang 29 Jul 2017 For ages, Philip Chew's great-grandfather hung as a cold portrait above the ancestor worship altar in the house he grew...
    Marine Parade Library, Level 2, Programme Zone. 278 Marine Parade Road, #01-02 Marine Parade Community Building, 449282Marine Parade Library, Level 2, Programme Zone. 278 Marine Parade Road, #01-02 Marine Parade Community Building, 449282
  • Meet The Translator: Jeremy Tiang

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop 26 Jul 2017 From translating novels to translating plays, and even adapting the 18th century Chinese classic novel Dream of the Red Chamber《红楼梦》...
    The Select Centre, Block 231 Bain Street, #04-01, Bras Basah ComplexThe Select Centre, Block 231 Bain Street, #04-01, Bras Basah Complex
  • Meet-the-Artists: Dialogue & Autograph Session with Utako Yamada & Lee Kow Fong at Kinokuniya

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop 23 Jul 2017 Two of the most renowned picture book authors / illustrators...
    Books Kinokuniya, Liang CourtBooks Kinokuniya, Liang Court
  • A Lighter Side of History: Writing Singapore: Themes and Perspectives – a talk by Edwin Thumboo

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop 22 Jul 2017 One of Singapore's most distinguished poets, Edwin Thumboo wrote his first...
    Gallery Theatre, Basement, National Museum of SingaporeGallery Theatre, Basement, National Museum of Singapore
  • Walls of Insomnia: The Experience

    Theatre, Music, Dance, Literary Arts, Visual Arts, Festival 21, 22 Jul 2017 Singaporean poet Kumaresan Tanabalan is launching his first book Walls of Insomnia with a three-day long cross...
    The Substation Gallery (45 Armenian St, Singapore 179936)The Substation Gallery (45 Armenian St, Singapore 179936)
  • Book Launch of UnFree Verse

    Literary Arts 2 Jul 2017 Shakespeare is rhyme. Rhythm is rap. Sing Lit is free verse. Or is it? Join us for the official book...
    The Substation Gallery, 45 Armenian St, Singapore 179936The Substation Gallery, 45 Armenian St, Singapore 179936
  • Twilight Tales

    Literary Arts 1 Jul 2017 Twilight Tales is a series of cosy literary gatherings and meet-the-author sessions for adults. Organised six times a year by...
    That Spare Room @ The Fabulous Baker BoyThat Spare Room @ The Fabulous Baker Boy
  • Book Launch of "Living with Myths in Singapore"

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop 9 Jun 2017 Join us for the launch of the highly anticipated Living with Myths in Singapore, which brings together essays from the...
    The Arts House, The Chamber, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429The Arts House, The Chamber, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
  • The Legend of Bukit Larangan

    Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop, Zabbalang 3 Jun 2017 Did you know that Fort Canning Hill was once known as Bukit Larangan or Forbidden Hill? This seemingly ominous name...
    Galeri Utama, 177 River Valley Rd, The Foothills @ Fort Canning Park, Singapore 179030Galeri Utama, 177 River Valley Rd, The Foothills @ Fort Canning Park, Singapore 179030
  • AfterWords—Where Do I Belong?

    Literary Arts 11 May 2017 Is national heritage the only kind of heritage that matters? What does our personal heritage say about ourselves, and can...
    Marine Parade Public LibraryMarine Parade Public Library