Featuring: Ahmad Fuadi, Mick Foley, Monique Truong
Venue: The Salon, National Museum of Singapore (Capacity: 100)
Moderator: Neil Humphreys
The child is the father of the man, so said Wordsworth. Childhood remains a rich source of literary inspiration, as these writers reveal, sharing their popular coming-of-age stories, shaped by growing pains, family ties and first loves.
Monique Truong and Mick Foley’s appearances are supported by the United States Embassy, Singapore.
Venue: ilovebooks.com Pavilion, Campus Green, Singapore Management University (Capacity: 120)
Moderator: Corrie Tan
Introducing up and coming literary talents who are making an impact here and abroad, this panel discusses how these emerging writers got their breakthrough, their style as writers and whether they get support–or face resistance–from their literary forbears.
Featuring: Felix Cheong, O Thiam Chin, Timothy O'Grady
Venue: Glass Hall, Singapore Art Museum (Capacity: 120)
Moderator: Philip Jeyaretnam
In the classic tradition, the Muse is a goddess who speaks through the writer. Who do contemporary authors invoke as they pen their stories? Our featured writers on this panel talk about their diverse sources of inspiration.