PROGRAMME DETAILS

Anima Methodi | Hermitage of Dreamers

Book launches

DATE / TIME

11 Nov, Sun 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
60mins

VENUE

The Arts House (TAH), Gallery ll
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FREE EVENT

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

DESCRIPTION

Published by: Squircle Line Press

Edited by Desmond Kon and Eric Valles, the anthology, Anima Methodi, features over 70 contributors engaging with this new made-in-Singapore poetic form, comprising the binate octave, volta, repetition and meta sensibilities. Also launching is Hermitage of Dreamers, a collection of lyric essays. This book commemorates the 100th anniversary of Kazimir Malevich’s painting, ‘White on White’ (1918). This book launch will feature an array of readings by stellar new voices.

FEATURING

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé is the author of a novel, four hybrid works, and nine poetry collections. As chief editor of Squircle Line Press, he has edited more than 20 books and co-produced three audiobooks. The former journalist is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award, the Independent Publisher Book Award, the National Indie Excellence Award and the 2014 Poetry World Cup.

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Eric Tinsay Valles

Philippines - Singapore

Eric Tinsay Valles has published the poetry collections, A World in Transit and After the Fall: Dirges Among Ruins, as well as co-edited Get Lucky: An Anthology of Singapore and Philippine Writings and SG Poems 2015–2016. His poems have appeared in journals such as Southeast Asian Review of English and New Writing. The winner of a Goh Sin Tub Creative Writing Prize, he is a director of Poetry Festival Singapore.

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