A Brave New World: Speculative Fiction in Singapore
DATE / TIME
6 Nov, Mon
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
VENUEThe Arts House, Chamber
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FESTIVAL PASS EVENT
This session is in English
It's a bumper harvest for Singaporean speculative fiction, with at least eight novels and anthologies published in the first half of this year. What is it about Singapore which encourages works of this genre?
This session is part of the Speculative Fiction focus.
Jon Gresham is an author and photographer based in Singapore. His short story collection We Rose Up Slowly was published in 2015. His work has appeared in anthologies such as In Transit, From the Belly of the Cat, and Eastern Heathens. He is also a director of Sing Lit Station, a literary community and charity based in Singapore, and leads the Writing the City creative writing workshops and Book A Writer programme.Jon Gresham is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Victor Fernando R Ocampo
Victor Fernando R Ocampo is a Singapore-based Filipino writer. His writing has appeared in journals such as Apex Magazine, Strange Horizons, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore and LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction, as well as in anthologies such as Best New Singaporean Short Stories, Maximum Volume: Best New Filipino Fiction, and the Philippine Speculative Fiction series.Victor Fernando R Ocampo is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Christina Sng is a poet, writer and artist. Her award-winning work has appeared in numerous venues worldwide. Recent books include A Collection of Nightmares, Astropoetry, the Elgin-nominated An Assortment of Sky Things, Catku, and A Constellation of Songs.Christina Sng is featured in the following SWF event(s):