Category Archive: Interviews

  • Have you ever wondered how a person who handles books on a daily basis chooses his next literary escapade? Or whether they’re #TeameBook or #TeamPhysical book? Well, lucky for you, we’ve got the associate publisher of Ethos Books, Ng Kah Gay, to answer all these questions and more.   1. When picking a book in […]

  • Do you remember the National Day song, My People, My Home? Well, meet the Singapore female poet behind the lyrics to that song: Anne Lee Tzu Pheng. On top of writing one of the most iconic National Day songs, she has also written five volumes of poems, three of which won the National Book Development […]

  • Actor, director, author and educator Verena Tay has accomplished quite a feat with a multi-faceted array of work. Her works comprise of Spaces: People/Places, Spectre: Stories from Dark to Light, and In the Company of Women: Selected Plays and many more. We were lucky to speak with her about her passion for writing, theatre, and […]

  • He is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley, a recipient of the Singapore Literature Prize commendation award, and an award-winning scriptwriter. Source: He is none other than Dave Chua, the beloved author of Gone Case, a gritty coming-of-age novel set in our heartlands. Wondering who his literary hero is? Or what strange […]

  • In Secret Collections, we talk to everyday Singaporeans with a slight obsession for books 😉.  Today, we will be interviewing Cherie, your local John Grisham fan. Check out her collection!  1. Hi Cherie, tell us a little about yourself. I’m a 33-year-old marketing professional who loves intellectual conversations (and arguments), reading, Netflix marathons and drinking […]