PROGRAMME DETAILS

Poetry Bites #1

Poetry Bites #1

Video

DATE / TIME

30 Oct, Fri 9:00 PM - 9:10 PM
10mins

VENUE

SISTIC Live

Festival Pass Event

S$20

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

MODERATED BY

Marc Nair

DESCRIPTION

Produced by Marc Nair.

Get your daily fix of poetry during the Singapore Writers Festival! 10 poets will read poems that respond to the festival’s theme, Intimacy, and have a brief conversation on the poem's themes and issues with host Marc Nair.

Each video is pre-recorded, and will be available on video-on-demand replay.

FEATURING

Aaron Lee

Singapore

Aaron Lee is a pilgrim poet, writing mentor, community organiser and regulatory/ethics lawyer. His three books of poetry (including Coastlands) are critically acclaimed and he has won many writing awards. He also co-edited several books, including the bestselling poetry anthology No Other City and the new A-level anthology Lines Spark Code. In 2014, he and his wife, the national artist Namiko Chan Takahashi, co-founded the Laniakea Culture Collective as an interdisciplinary, intercultural arts practice.

Marc Nair

Singapore

Marc Nair is a poet who works at the intersection of art forms. He is currently pursuing projects that involve photography, movement, and creative non-fiction. His work revolves around the ironies and idiosyncrasies of everyday life. He has published 10 collections of poetry.

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