PROGRAMME DETAILS

Tell it Slant: Cyril Wong and Danez Smith

Tell it Slant: Cyril Wong and Danez Smith

Conversations

DATE / TIME

9 Nov, Sat 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
60mins

VENUE

The Arts House, Chamber
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Festival Pass Event

S$25

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

DESCRIPTION

The poet Emily Dickinson once said "Tell the Truth but tell it slant". Join Cyril Wong and Danez Smith in this reading and conversation about how they have used language to reclaim identity and experience to speak their truths.

FEATURING

Cyril Wong

Singapore

Cyril Wong is a poet and fictionist in Singapore.

Photo credit: Stephen Black

Cyril Wong is featured in the following SWF event(s):

Danez Smith is a black, queer American poet. They are the author of the poetry collection Boy, which won the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry, and Don't Call Us Dead: Poems, a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for poetry.

​Photo credit: David Hong

Danez Smith is featured in the following SWF event(s):

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