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Category Archive: SingLit

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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A Conversation with Gwee Li Sui

From teaching you the difference between “la” or “lor” and how to use the term “stunned like the vegetable” in Spiaking Singlish, to the very real and thought-provoking lessons about life from Death Wish, it’s not a stretch to say this fervent literature-loving author has contributed a whole lot to Singapore’s literary scene. Sure, you […]

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Suffian Hakim: Humour, Spice and Everything Nice

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If you had a laugh reading Harris Bin Potter and The Minorities, your sides are bound to ache from laughter as you read Suffian Hakim’s replies to our questions. Explore what goes into the mind of the eccentric home-grown author and his reading habits.   1. It’s safe to say that Harris Bin Potter was […]

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