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The Projector
Dreaming Murakami
Invisible Essence: The Little Prince
The Arts House
Rex Shelley: The Gentle Observer
Text Talk
A Bigger Party than Expected
SWF POP Stage
Dirty Feet
Tribe
SWF Book Club: Amanda Lee Koe
The Write Morning I [SOLD OUT]
Blue Room
Translation Circle: Live!
Screening Room
Sang Nila Utama, Munshi Abdullah dan Raffles: Imej-imej golongan perintis dalam Sastera Melayu
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
Reimagining Characters
Asian Civilisations Museum
Discovery Room
Scream to the Shadows with Tunku Halim
Ngee Ann Auditorium
In Search of Monsters
The Arts House
Chamber
Beyond Borders, Beyond Words [SOLD OUT]
SWF POP Stage
The Trouble With Names...
Blue Room
隐型城市:记忆与虚构
Screening Room
Genggam Bara Api: Menyimpul Tekad Menghabiskan Karya
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
The Struggle is Real
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
Writing Home: Women's Narratives About Place
The Arts House
Chamber
GOOD RIDDANCE!
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studios 1
Life Studies: A Poetry Workshop [SOLD OUT]
The Arts House
SWF POP Stage
Same Words, Different Songs
Living Room
Asia Dreaming
Gallery II
The Once-&-Marvellous DKD | Fractured Thoughts Vol 1
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
Not Everything is Black or White
The Arts House
Blue Room
Chatbots and the Human Connection
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
The Poetics of Identities
The Arts House
Play Den
The 'd' Monologues: A Lecture-Performance by Kaite O'Reilly
Screening Room
When Language Fails
Asian Civilisations Museum
Discovery Room
Metaphor, Making and Meaning
The Arts House
Living Room
The Case for Short Stories
Chamber
Language and The Colony
Gallery II
New Non-fiction from Penguin Random House
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
Diss-Cuss
The Arts House
Screening Room
Kesusasteraan Melayu Dalam Sorotan Pascakolonial
Blue Room
The Future of Science Fiction
Asian Civilisations Museum
Discovery Room
How to Illustrate Books [SOLD OUT]
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
在码头 | One Night on the Wharf
Rooftop Studios 1 - 4
Language and Trauma
The Arts House
Living Room
To Translate and to be Translated
Gallery II
In This Desert, There Were Seeds | To Gather Your Leaving
Blue Room
The War on Terror
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
Sex and The Comic
The Arts House
Chamber
The Kids are (More Than) All Right
Screening Room
Generation Gap: Robert Yeo x Daryl Lim Wei Jie
Play Den
SWF Translation Roundtable
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftops studios 1 - 4
Untold Stories of Places
The Projector
Dreaming Murakami
The Arts House
Gallery II
"That Old Bloke from Singapore": Young Eurasian Writers respond to Rex Shelley
Living Room
The Absurd, the Mundane and Everything in Between
SWF POP Stage
Nading Rhapsody
The Old Man Singapore
In a Tiny Room with Marlon James [SOLD OUT]
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
It was a Dark and Stormy Night
The Arts House
Blue Room
In Search For My Tongue
Screening Room
Chinese Whispers
Chamber
Go Your Own Way
Play Den
Sound Loops And Stories
Gallery II
Epic International Reading Night
Blue Room
The Podcast Phenomena
Screening Room
How to Get Published
Living Room
Poetry Makes Nothing Happen: Alvin Pang and Christopher Merrill
SWF POP Stage
You Can Learn That in School: Postgraduate Student Readings
Tribe
SWF Book Club: Pico Iyer
Play Den
Universe of Feelings
Gallery II
妈妈的房间
Chamber
Raffles Redux: The Singapore Story in the Language of International Law
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
The Death of Languages
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
Book Lovers
Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall
Victoria Theatre
Festival Prologue by Marlon James
The Arts House
Living Room
When The World Needs Poetry
Blue Room
In Celebration of Fanfiction
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studio 1
Plot Twists and Dark Fiction
The Arts House
Screening Room
Absurdisme dalam Kesusasteraan Melayu
Play Den
文字游戏:重书当代华文文学 | Wordplay: Rewriting Contemporary Chinese Literature
Gallery ll
புதுமைதாசன் புகழ்: உலக இலக்கியத்தை சிங்கப்பூர்த் தமிழர்களிடம் சேர்த்த பி கிருஷ்ணன்
Chamber
What is Content Creation?
Screening Room
Mati Dalam Puisi | Death In Poetry
Blue Room
The Price We Pay
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studio 3
You Say 'Inclusive', I Say 'Subversive'
The Arts House
Living Room
给我一个名字! Give Me a Name!
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
A History of Remembering and Forgetting
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
Coming of Age in Conflict
The Arts House
SWF POP Stage
Do I Matter? A Journey to Building Your Self-Esteem
Gallery II
New Fiction from Penguin Random House SEA
Living Room
The Brilliant Oil Lamp
Blue Room
我们这一代的艺术 | Staking a Claim
Chamber
Fiction for the Ignored
The Projector
Invisible Essence: The Little Prince
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
Outsider Comics
The Arts House
Play Den
A Spotlight on Migrant Voices
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
Language and the Refugee Crisis
The Arts House
Gallery II
11 x 9: Collaborative Poetry from the Philippines and Singapore
Asian Civilisations Museum
Discovery Room
Songwriting 101 [SOLD OUT]
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studio 3
为今日的电影受众书写电影?| Writing for the Film Audience of Today
The Arts House
Blue Room
First Editions of Sing Lit
Screening Room
Can The Truth Be Translated?
Chamber
The Dark Side of Language
Living Room
The Art of Zine-Making
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
Language of the Paranormal
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
The Power of the Graphic Memoir
The Arts House
Screening Room
Publishing Beyond Print
Blue Room
Memetics 101 - The Study of Memes
Gallery II
My Language, My Narrative?
Living Room
Truth and Reconciliation: Waubgeshig Rice
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studios 1 - 4
The Future of Language
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
An Hour With: Amanda Lee Koe
The Arts House
Screening Room
Comics in Singapore
SWF POP Stage
SWF POP featuring Trumpet Z & the Boogie
Blue Room
An Hour with: Gurmit Singh (Best in Singapore, JB, and some say Batam)
Living Room
The Power of Female Friendships
Gallery II
Exile or Pursuit 《放逐与追逐》
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studios 1 - 4
Navigating the SEA
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
In All Seriousness
The Arts House
SWF POP Stage
The Leeter Tunku—A Reading
Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall
Victoria Theatre
Perang Spontan: A Dikir Barat X Rap Battle
The Arts House
Chamber
A Spotlight on Indigenous Voices
Screening Room
[CANCELLED] K-Drama and Poetry
Blue Room
Surreal Worlds, Stranger Tales
Play Den
Subjectivity vs Objectivity
Living Room
Partying with the Greats
Gallery II
From Hong Kong, With Love
Living Room
Decolonising Alter Egos
Blue Room
Postcolonial Criticism and Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction
Gallery II
On Singapore Writing
Chamber
Words We Love: Dei
The Arts House
Screening Room
Endless Poetry
The Arts House
Play Den
We Were Here Too: The Historical Contributions of Indian Women in Singapore
Blue Room
Language in the age of Dating Apps
LASALLE College of the Arts
Block F, Room 201
Opening up the world: A poetry reading with Daljit Nagra
The Projector
Print to Screen Quiz Night
The Arts House
Living Room
Philosophical Explorations of Bhakti in Indian Literature and Performance
Gallery II
Contour: A Lyric Cartography of Singapore
Play Den
Spoke & Bird #27: Natalie Wang and Joses Ho
Screening Room
For Sama
Chamber
Words We Love: Lepak
Blue Room
VSA OUT LOUD: Poetry Meets Jazz
Living Room
Speaking Of, Speaking With: Art and Visual Culture in South-east Asia
Gallery II
What Gives Us Our Names
The Projector
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
The Arts House
Blue Room
Generation Gap: Suchen Christine Lim X Daryl Qilin Yam
Living Room
Castaway Translators
Gallery II
New Books of Short Fiction by Penguin Random House SEA
Play Den
Words We Love: Bo Jio
Screening Room
The Third Wife
Blue Room
Texting and the Englishing of World Languages
Gallery II
神州日月
Living Room
Through a Singapore, Darkly
Chamber
Festival Debate: This house believes that men are ruining feminism.
Living Room
Folktales of Unhappily Ever After
Blue Room
The Impermanence of Lilies
Tribe
The Ashley Fifty Singapalooza Book Club
Gallery II
Murder S/he Wrote
Play Den
In Our Manner of Speaking by The Opera People
Screening Room
Budi Kritik
SWF POP Stage
The Block Party: A Reading
Chamber
Words We Love: Lah
Gallery II
Keeping it Fresh: A Defence of Originality
Living Room
How to Talk About Plays
Blue Room
Symphony Within the Pages
Screening Room
House of Hummingbird
Play Den
Coastlands
Chamber
The Language of Loneliness
Gallery II
Titles by Kitaab International Pte Ltd
SWF POP Stage
Tim De Cotta & The Warriors: Performance and Open Mic
Dirty Feet
Tribe
SWF Book Club: Shazia Hafiz & Samuel Lee
The Write Morning II
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studio 1
Podcasts: Storytelling Through Sound
Rooftop Studio 3
தமிழ்க்கவிதையில் பகடி: கவிஞர் இசை நடத்தும் பயிலரங்கு
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
Avid Readers
The Arts House
Chamber
The Poem as Machine
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
Is Science the New Religion?
The Arts House
Blue Room
Generation Gap: Koh Tai Ann X Joshua Ip
Play Den
Meet the Kung Fu Force!
Screening Room
Making Ends Meet
Living Room
“So the Moral of the Story is…”
Blue Room
First Dates and So Many Feelings
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (To Everyone)
The Arts House
Play Den
SWF Fiction Roundtable
Chamber
Tell it Slant: Cyril Wong and Danez Smith
Gallery II
The Ghost Who Pinched Me
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studio 1
Speaking Of, Speaking With: Writing About Art and Visual Culture in Southeast Asia
The Arts House
Screening Room
Mothers As Makers Of Death
National Gallery Singapore
Courtyard
City Hall: If Walls Could Talk in Verse
The Arts House
Blue Room
When Language Helps and Hurts
Living Room
文字的艺术 | Written Language as Art
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
The Limits of Language In Theatre
Keppel Centre for Arts Education
Stories in Art
Rooftop Studio 3
The Personal and The Powerful in creative non-fiction [SOLD OUT]
The Arts House
Chamber
Issues in Men's Writing
Play Den
Why Diversity Matters In YA Fiction
Gallery II
Ditelan Mati Emak, Diluah Mati Bapak | Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Living Room
Language, Destiny and Heritage
National Gallery Singapore
Keppel Centre for Arts Education
Stories in Art
The Arts House
Screening Room
Endless Poetry
Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, Singapore
Victoria Theatre
An Hour With: Min Jin Lee
The Arts House
Blue Room
书写方言 | Writing in Dialect
Gallery II
Seven Hundred Lines: A Crown of Found/Fount Sonnets
Living Room
Ruling the Galaxy
Play Den
SWF Arts and Culture Writing Roundtable
The Projector
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
National Gallery Singapore
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
An Hour With: Nicola Yoon (with a film screening of The Sun is Also a Star)
The Arts House
Chamber
Women, Economy and Power
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studios 1 - 4
ஒரு மரத்திலிருந்து கிளை பரப்பிச் செல்லும் வெவ்வேறு தமிழ் இலக்கியப் பாதைகள்
The Arts House
Blue Room
We Remember Rex Shelley
Screening Room
The Plausibility of Passion
Gallery II
A Spotlight on Emerging Writers
Living Room
Gameful Texts
The Old Man Singapore
In a Tiny Room with Roxane Gay [SOLD OUT]
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studios 1 - 4
Writing for a Cause
The Arts House
Chamber
Dangerous Minds
Play Den
Epic Spoken Word Night [SOLD OUT]
Blue Room
The Creative Writing Classroom
Screening Room
Immersive Storytelling Through Games
Living Room
Uniquely Singapore(an)
Gallery II
From Canada to Singapore
SWF POP Stage
Bebayang Sebalik Wayang - Wayang Kulit
Tribe
SWF Book Club: Theresa Lola & Jollin Tan
Gallery II
The Nora Series Vol 1 by Irawan Gani
Living Room
Annotating Identities
Play Den
Counting Sheep
National Gallery Singapore
Rooftop Studio 3
Breaking Silence and Finding Your Voice
Rooftop Studio 1
How to Write Young Adult Fiction
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
Science Fiction And The Human Condition
The Arts House
Blue Room
网络与文学创作 | Writing Creatively in the Digital Sphere
Chamber
From Temasek to Singapore: Uncovering 700 years
Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall
Victoria Theatre
Roxane Gay: Understanding Identity through Pop Culture [SOLD OUT]
The Arts House
Gallery II
Arty Farty Alphabet
Screening Room
எளிமையின் ஆளுமை: கவிஞர் இசையின் படைப்புவெளி
Play Den
Literature and the Pioneering Women
Living Room
Lessons from the Horrors of History
Asian Civilisations Museum
Ngee Ann Auditorium
Not Here, Not There
The Arts House
Blue Room
When Writing Saves Lives
Chamber
A Eulogy for Death