Who is telling the stories in Singapore?
|Thursday 6th December||10:00-11:15||G11 3.60|
Singapore is one of the most culturally diverse countries in our region. In this melting pot, who gets to tell what stories? Listen to some of Singapore’s most exciting writers as they discuss their craft and their inspiration. Aruna Shahani, Jayanthi Sankar and Anita Thomas in discussion with Darryl Whetter.
See detailed biography of panelists here.
Individual session tickets: $18 Full Price // $15 Concession.
This session is also included in a day pass or a 3 day program pass. Day Pass: $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Program Pass: $120 Full Price // $100 Concession.
Aruna Shahani, a versatile poet, expresses herself on a wide spectrum of themes often using free verse. She has published an anthology ' In Reverie' with other poets in 2016, and her solo collection of 50 poems 'Mid Autumn Musings' will be launched at Singapore Writers Festival.
Jayanthi Sankar is currently writing her first book in English. Born in India, she has published extensively, and is a self-taught teacher of sketching, drawing and painting.
Anita Thomas is an author, blogger and a web designer who has worked in advertising and film production apart from her writing. Her website Singapore For Kids has been a trusted source of information for residents of, and visitors to Singapore for the past 14 years.
Darryl Whetter is the inaugural director of Creative Writing MA at LaSalle College of the Arts in Singapore. He is the author of three books of fiction and two poetry collections. His novels include the bicycle odyssey The Push & the Pull and the multi-generational smuggling epic Keeping Things Whole.
Please choose your ticket type below - Single Session, Day Pass or a Festival Program Pass.
This session is also included as part of a day pass or three day program pass. Day Pass - $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Gives access to all session on the day of your selection, excluding workshops.
Full three day program pass - $120 Full Price // $100 Concession. Gives access to all sessions excluding workshops.