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[Saturday Reads] Singapore’s National Library Board “Meet the Author” Fehmida Zakeer

Myra here. Every Saturday we hope to share with you our thoughts on reading and books. We thought that it would be good practice to reflect on our reading lives and our thoughts about reading in general. While on occasion, we would feature a few books in keeping with this, there would be a few […]

[BHE 80] Book Loot from Singapore Writers Festival 2013

It’s Sunday! Time for us to share the books that have called to us and found their way into our hands through charming book covers, enchanting blurbs, out-of-the-ordinary packaging and what not. I was supposed to continue sharing my finds from the various book fairs here in Singapore, but I thought that I should interrupt […]

[SWF 2013] Poetic Vibrance, Utopic/Dystopic Vision, and Creative Energy Surging through the Singapore Writers Festival

[SWF 2013] Poetic Vibrance, Utopic/Dystopic Vision, and Creative Energy Surging through the Singapore Writers Festival

Myra here. This is the first year that I’ve attended the Singapore Writers Festival. I am amazed by the creative vision behind the entire festival that valued storytelling and writing in its various forms – from cinema to shadow puppetry to high fantasy for scifi geeks, to treasure hunts for children – and poetry above […]

[Singapore Writers Festival 2013] Sherlock Sam Treasure Hunt!

The buzz about the Singapore Writers Festival this year is growing. With so many internationally-recognized authors coming, so many wonderful activities and workshops, book signings, literary dinners going on during the festival, it’s bound to be jam-packed with book enthusiasts and lovers of the written word. For children who may wish to be part of […]

[Poetry Friday] Flowers of Youth

This is the final Poetry Friday when we would be sharing poems connected to our bimonthly theme which ends this week:┬áLoss, Heartbreak, and Coming of Age. I must admit that finding poems for this theme was a challenge, not because of the lack of poetry that deals with the subject – but the sheer abundance! […]