PROGRAMME DETAILS

Engendering Change

Readings

DATE / TIME

3 Nov, Sat 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
90mins

VENUE

The Arts House (TAH), Chamber
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FREE EVENT

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

MODERATED BY

Ng Yi-Sheng

DESCRIPTION

How can we achieve a gender-equal society? This session brings together six writers to have an honest dialogue on equality, advocacy and effecting change. They will read works which have had an impact on their identities and how they see themselves as part of the world.

FEATURING

Born in Hong Kong in 1989, Kitty Hung graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Recipient of numerous literary awards for her works in poetry and fiction, she works as an editor for Fleurs des Lettres, and has recently published her first poetry collection.

 

Kitty Hung 洪曉嫻 is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Marylyn Tan

Singapore

Marylyn Tan enjoys exploring the conditions of alienation and marginalisation in her work. A linguistics major, poet and visual artist, she has been featured in various print and online publications, and on stages around the country. Her upcoming book, Gaze Back, concerns itself with witchcraft and the queer female body. 

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

Singapore

Joshua Ip is an award-winning Singaporean poet, editor and literary organiser. He has published three collections of poetry, edited seven anthologies, and is working on a graphic novel. He co-founded Sing Lit Station, a literary charity running community initiatives such as poetry.sg, SingPoWriMo and Manuscript Bootcamp. In his free time, he is an internet troll. 

Joshua Ip is featured in the following SWF event(s):

Daryl Qilin Yam is a writer of prose and poetry, the co-editor of the SingPoWriMo anthology series, and an arts organiser at the literary non-profit, Sing Lit Station. Long-listed for the 2015 Epigram Books Fiction Prize, his first novel Kappa Quartet (2016) was published in Singapore and most recently in the UK. He is presently working on his second novel.

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

Rosemarie Somaiah is a partner with the Asian Storytelling Network. Since she began as a professional storyteller in 2000, she has presented her work at festivals and conferences around the world as a writer, arts educator and storyteller. She has been a National Arts Council Writer-in-School at a secondary school for three years, and enjoys collaborating with other artists. 

Rosemarie Somaiah is featured in the following SWF event(s):

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