PROGRAMME DETAILS

Language in the age of Dating Apps

Language in the age of Dating Apps

Conversations

DATE / TIME

4 Nov, Mon 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
60mins

VENUE

The Arts House, Blue Room
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Festival Pass Event

S$25

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

MODERATED BY

Jollin Tan

DESCRIPTION

"Swipe Left, Swipe Right, Slide into your DMs." Two writers discuss how the language of romance has shifted ever since dating apps have entered our consciousness. 

FEATURING

Daryl Qilin Yam (b. 1991) is a Singaporean writer of fiction and poetry, editor, and arts organiser / producer. His first novel, Kappa Quartet (2016), was longlisted for the inaugural Epigram Books Fiction Prize, while his writing has also appeared in several journals and anthologies worldwide, such as QLRS, Transnational Literature, Berlin Quarterly and the Best New Singaporean Short Stories series. Yam is currently working on his second novel with support from the National Arts Council. He is also a member on the Board of Directors at the literary charity Sing Lit Station.

Photo credit: Verkur

Daryl Qilin Yam is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Marylyn Tan

Singapore

Marylyn Tan is a queer, female, linguistics graduate, poet, and artist, who has been performing spoken word since 2014. She is invested in building community, emancipating the marginalised, and the alienated, endangered body. Her first volume of poetry, Gaze Back (published by Ethos Books; finalist for the 2019 Lambda Literary Award), is the lesbo Singaporean trans-genre witch grimoire you never knew you needed. Marylyn has been published in various anthologies, including A Luxury We Must Afford, Inheritance, and ASINGBOL Anthology. She writes for your bewilderment.

Photo credit: Ethos Books

Marylyn Tan is featured in the following SWF event(s):

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