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The Singapore Writer's Festival is back again!
The 2018 edition runs from 2 to 11 November, and you can join Epigram's authors at more than 50 sessions throughout the festival.

To help friends of Epigram navigate through the sea of information, we've put together a quick-and-easy table below that shows these sessions with our authors.

Festival passes are available here at $25, while individual tickets for ticketed events are sold separately. Enjoy the festival!

 

 

Date

Time

Epigram Author

Session title

Venue

Free

Nov 2

8:00 PM

Amanda Lee Koe

Germany’s New Wave: A Night of Celebration

The Arts House, Chamber

Free

Nov 2

8:00 PM

Nuraliah Norasid

The Worlds We Orbit

The Arts House, POP Stage

Festival Pass

Nov 2

8:00 PM

Jason Erik Lundberg

Achieving Utopia

The Arts House, Gallery II

Festival Pass

Nov 3

11:30 AM

Warran Kalasegaran

Somewhere in Time

The Arts House, Blue Room

Festival Pass

Nov 3

12:30 PM

Akshita Nanda

Art Blurbs Underrated?

Funan Showsuite

Free

Nov 3

1:30 PM

Ng Yi-Sheng, M Shan

[Launch] Quick Reads: Short Stories About Home

The Arts House, Gallery II

Free

Nov 3

2:00 PM

Melvin Koh

Of Growing Up and Moustaches

Empress Lawn, SWF Empress Tent

Free

Nov 3

3:00 PM

David Seow, Linda Locke, Swapnil Mishra

[Launch] Writing for Children

The Arts House, Gallery II

Free

Nov 3

3:30 PM

Quek Hong Shin

The Incredible Basket

Empress Lawn, SWF Empress Tent

Free

Nov 3

5:00 PM

Daryl Qilin Yam

Engendering Change

The Arts House, Chamber

Festival Pass

Nov 3

5:00 PM

Boey Kim Cheng

Aliens and Outsiders

Asian Civilisations Museum, Ngee Ann Auditorium

Festival Pass

Nov 3

5:00 PM

Robert Yeo

Love Poetry I @ Gallery

National Gallery Singapore, Supreme Court Wing’s Foyer

Free

Nov 3

7:30 PM

Carissa Foo, Teo Xue Shen, Khor Kuan Liang

[Launch] For the first time: Getting started on the debut novel

The Arts House, POP Stage

Festival Pass

Nov 4

11:00 AM

Balli Kaur Jaswal

A Woman’s Work

The Arts House, Blue Room

Festival Pass

Nov 4

11:30 AM

Cyril Wong

Make or Break: Running a Journal in Asia

Funan Showsuite

Festival Pass

Nov 4

12:00 PM

Suffian Hakim, O Thiam Chin

Voices from the Edge

National Gallery Singapore, Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium 

Free

Nov 4

12:30 PM

Linda Locke

Agnes and her Amazing Orchid

Empress Lawn, SWF Empress Tent

Festival Pass

Nov 4

1:30 PM

Nuraliah Norasid

Time for the Women!

The Arts House, Chamber

Festival Pass

Nov 4

3:00 PM

Balli Kaur Jaswal

The Unspoken

The Arts House, Chamber

Free

Nov 4

3:30 PM

Ken Kwek

Ken Kwek: Why Stories Matter

Empress Lawn, SWF Empress Tent

Free

Nov 4

5:30 PM

Boey Kim Cheng

The Texts of Inspiration

Empress Lawn, SWF Empress Tent

Festival Pass

Nov 4

8:00 PM

Danielle West

Grit Within the Pages

Empress Lawn, SWF Empress Tent

Festival Pass

Nov 4

8:30 PM

Akshita Nanda

What is Home?: The Meaning of Rootedness

The Arts House, Blue Room

Free

Nov 4

8:30 PM

Adan Jimenez

Worldbuilding in Video Games

The Arts House, Play Den

Festival Pass

Nov 5

7:00 PM

Gwee Li Sui

Turn Me On(line): Singaporean Poetry and Social Media

The Arts House, Chamber

Festival Pass

Nov 5

7:00 PM

Andre Yeo, Suffian Hakim

The Appeal of Self-Publishing

The Arts House, Blue Room

Festival Pass

Nov 5

7:00 PM

Judith Huang, Ng Yi-Sheng, Tham Cheng-E

Too Close to Home: Is Reality Overtaking Fiction?

The Arts House, Play Den

Free

Nov 5

7:30 PM

Cyril Wong, Jason Erik Lundberg

Readings from Alluvium, the Literary Shanghai’s journal

The Arts House, Gallery II

Festival Pass

Nov 5

8:30 PM

Suffian Hakim, Judith Huang

The Next Wave: Singapore’s Emerging Writers Speak Out

The Arts House, Chamber

Free

Nov 5

9:00 PM

Gwee Li Sui, Imran Hashim

Late Night Confessions: “I Never Told Anyone…”

Empress Lawn, SWF Empress Tent

Free

Nov 6

1:30 PM

Ng Yi-Sheng

SingPoWriMo 2018: The Anthology

The Arts House, Gallery II

Festival Pass

Nov 6

2:00 PM

Sebastian Sim

Keep It Real

The Arts House, Chamber

Festival Pass

Nov 6

2:00 PM

Tham Cheng-E

Re-imagining and Re-telling Spaces

The Arts House, Blue Room

Free

Nov 6

3:00 PM

Danielle West

[Launch] A Road Less Travelled: Danielle West

The Arts House, Gallery II

Festival Pass

Nov 6

4:00 PM

Ng Yi-Sheng

Raffles Restitution: Artistic Responses to Singapore’s 1819 Colonisation

The Arts House, Blue Room

Festival Pass

Nov 6

6:00 PM

Gwee Li Sui

From English to Singlish to the Blue Yonder

The Arts House, Chamber

Festival Pass

Nov 6

6:30 PM

O Thiam Chin

The Supporting Cast

The Arts House, Play Den

Free

Nov 6

8:00 PM

Suffian Hakim, Tham Cheng-E

[Launch] Second time around: writing novel #2

The Arts House, Gallery II

Free

Nov 6

8:00 PM

Shelly Bryant

A Touch of Zen: Haiku Open Mic

The Arts House, Play Den

Festival Pass

Nov 7

7:00 PM

Paige Parker

The Idea of “Authenticity” in Travel-Writing

The Arts House, Blue Room

Festival Pass

Nov 7

7:30 PM

Daryl Qilin Yam, Sebastian Sim

Excuse Me, Are You a Singaporean Novel?

The Arts House, Chamber

Festival Pass

Nov 9

7:30 PM

Edwin Thumboo

Singaporean Poetry — Laying Down the Foundation

The Arts House, Chamber

Ticketed

Nov 10

10:00 AM

Adan Jimenez, Felicia Low-Jimenez

The Write Morning

Asian Civilisations Museum

Festival Pass

Nov 10

10:30 AM

Nuraliah Norasid

Sepculative Fiction as Moral Compass

The Arts House, Blue Room

Festival Pass

Nov 10

12:00 PM

Tham Cheng-E

Reaching Out to Youth with Learning Disabilities

The Arts House, Play Den

Ticketed

Nov 10

12:00 PM

Shelly Bryant

Translating Humor

Asian Civilisations Museum

Free

Nov 10

12:30 PM

Paige Parker

The Write Way to Parent

Funan Showsuite

Free

Nov 10

3:30 PM

Amanda Lee Koe, Cyril Wong

The “I”s in Identities

The Arts House, Play Den

Festival Pass

Nov 10

5:00 PM

Edwin Thumboo, Kirpal Singh, Robert Yeo

Love Poetry II @ Gallery

National Gallery Singapore, Supreme Court Wing’s Foyer

Festival Pass

Nov 10

7:00 PM

Boey Kim Cheng

“For Emperor and Country, or Love and Family?”

The Arts House, Chamber

Festival Pass

Nov 11

10:30 AM

Danielle West

Navigating Emotional Pitfalls

The Arts House, Blue Room

Free

Nov 11

12:00 PM

Adeline Foo

Resurrecting the Bad Old Days

The Arts House, Blue Room

Festival Pass

Nov 11

2:00 PM

Shelly Bryant

Translating Cultural Baggage

The Arts House, Blue Room

Festival Pass

Nov 11

3:30 PM

Peh Shing Huei

Pitfalls to Avoid in Writing Authorised Biographies

The Arts House, Living Room

Free

Nov 11

5:00 PM

Judith Huang, Ng Yi-Sheng

Things That Go Bump in the Night II: A Reading

The Arts House, Chamber

Festival Pass

Nov 11

7:00 PM

Daryl Qilin Yam, Gwee Li Sui

This House Believes that Singaporeans are Better Off With Social Media

Victorial Theatre

October 16, 2018 by Accounts Team EB
Tags: Authors SWF