DATE / TIME
11 Nov, Sat
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
VENUEThe Arts House, Gallery II
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This session is in Mandarin
John Wong (王德远)
A Literary Buffet: Readings from Global Poetry in Chinese
Join Chinese-language poets from around the world as they read works that are most representative of their craft, and which reflect the journeys they’ve taken to be where they are today. These poets will also share their thoughts on contemporary poetry, and on how the poetry scenes in their home countries can progress and grow.
This session is in Mandarin.
Wang Yin (王寅)
Born in Shanghai, Wang Yin is a poet, journalist and photographer. His notable poems include ‘The Englishman’, ‘An Evening of Conversation with Poet Robert Bly’ and ‘Closer’, collected in his anthologies The Lamp of Grey Light and The Collected Poems of Wang Yin. He has won the Jiangnan Poetry Award and Dong Dangzi Poetry Award, and has been translated into English, French, German, Spanish, Polish, Norwegian, Japanese and Korean. He has held solo photo exhibitions and published a photography book.
Chow Teck Seng (周德成)
Born in Singapore, Chow Teck Seng writes poetry primarily in Chinese. He has won the Singapore Literature Prize (2014) and the Golden Point Award (2009), and has been featured at several international literary events. The author of the poetry collection The Story of You & Me, he also occasionally does literary and art translations. His poems were adapted into seven short films by Lasalle students this year. He is currently pursuing a PhD in comparative Sinophone literatures at Cambridge University.Chow Teck Seng (周德成) is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Tiong Ee Ping (张依苹)
Tiong Ee Ping is a Malaysian Chinese author born in North Borneo. She graduated from the Chinese department of the National University of Malaysia, obtained her master’s from National Taiwan University’s Graduate Institute of Taiwanese Literature, and her PhD in Chinese studies from the University of Bonn. She currently teaches at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, and writes poetry, prose and plays. Her books include The Transformation of Euphemism, A Date with a Rose, and The Youth of Kuala Lumpur.
Denon Lim (林得楠)
Denon Lim is the executive director and chief editor of Lingzi Media, as well as the president of the Singapore Association of Writers. He is also a poet, and won second prize at the Golden Point Award in 2001 and first prize in 2003. His poetry collection 《梦见诗》 was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize in 2006. His new poetry collection 《如果还有萤火虫》 will be published in December.
Fei Xin (非心)
Fei Xin is the pseudonym of Lee Huay Leng, a Singaporean poet and writer of both fiction and non-fiction. She was part of the editorial group for the Chinese literary magazine Afterwards. Her published works include Drifting Apart (1990) and Getting Accustomed to Sorrow (1996). Under her name Lee Huay Leng, she pens commentaries and has been a journalist since she joined the press in 1994.Fei Xin (非心) is featured in the following SWF event(s):