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Literary Roundtable — SGxAUS: Connections, Country, Belonging
June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| $11.50
Sing Lit Station presents:
“Singapore & Australia: connections, country & belonging”,
a literary roundtable
Join award-winning Singaporean and Australian writers for readings and a roundtable discussion with Sing Lit Station’s Jon Gresham on “Singapore and Australia: connections, country and belonging” at Sing Lit Station on 22 June 2017.
Purchase your tickets by clicking on the Eventbrite link provided. All proceeds will go to the writers, booking charge and the venue. Wine and cheese will be provided!
Balli Kaur Jaswal is the author of Inheritance, which won the Sydney Morning Herald Young Australian Novelist Award in 2014. Her third novel Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows was released internationally in March 2017.
Eileen Chong is an Australian poet who was born in Singapore. Her poetry collection Painting Red Orchids was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards in 2017.
Yong Shu Hoong is a Singaporean poet. His poetry collections Frottage and The Viewing Party won the Singapore Literature Prize for poetry in 2006 and 2014.
David Wong is a Singaporean poet, who studied honours in Philosophy at the University of Melbourne, reading poetry at Rutgers University New Brunswick along the way. His poetry earned an Honourable Mention and later won second prize at Singapore’s Golden Point Award. His debut collection of poetry, For The End Comes Reaching, was published by Math Paper Press in 2015.