National Reading Movement

Category Archive: SingLit

Singapore’s Award-Winning Poets

Singapore has a wonderful poetry scene with numerous talented writers. Today, we’ll talk about three books by three award-winning poets: Tania de Rozario, Cyril Wong and Desmond Kon.   Tender Delirium by Tania De Rozario Source: http://po.st/dDCnta We’ll kick off with the fire and wit of Tania De Rozario, who has gifted us with Tender […]

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Meira Chand: Writing As Colourful As Her Heritage

Staying in London, India, Japan and now Singapore has led author Meira Chand to accumulate a large pool of real-world experience which she translates into her writing. Between 1979 to 2018, she has already written nine critically-acclaimed historical novels. But do you know what books she turns to for a break from writing? Or what […]

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Short Story: Happiness of Pursuit by Ranjani Rao

As part of Read! Fest 2018, we sought creative writing submissions that interpreted the notion of happiness based on the collections held in the public libraries. Here is “Happiness of Pursuit” by Ranjani Rao. The first time I saw falling snow was also the first time I saw the majestic Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. […]

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Short Story: Mr Meek by Noodly Soup

As part of Read! Fest 2018, we sought creative writing submissions that interpreted the notion of happiness based on the collections held in the public libraries. Here is “Mr Meek” by Noodly Soup. Part One Mr Meek – that was truly his name. On that bleary-eyed sunny morning in spring, getting out of my closet-sized […]

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Short Story: Rooted by Cecilia Mahendran

As part of Read! Fest 2018, we sought creative writing submissions that interpreted the notion of happiness based on the collections held in the public libraries. Here is “Rooted” by Cecilia Mahendran.

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