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One Fierce Hour
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One Fierce Hour

Alfian Sa'at

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One Fierce Hour is Alfian Sa’at’s first and breakout work. It was hailed as ‘truly a landmark’ for Singaporean poetry when it was published in 1998...

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Sonnets From The Singlish: Upsize Edition (2nd Edition)

Sonnets From The Singlish: Upsize Edition (2nd Edition)

Joshua Ip

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Sonnets from the Singlish upsize edition is a collection of 88 poems on love, language and the pursuit of laughter. the poems are loosely translate...

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The Woman Who Turned Into A Vending Machine

The Woman Who Turned Into A Vending Machine

Natalie Wang

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A housewife turns into a vending machine. Zombies are coming for tea. An unnamed narrator dreams of a cat. The Woman Who Turned Into A Vending Mach...

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Tender Delirium (3rd Printing)

Tender Delirium (3rd Printing)

Tania De Rozario

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Tender Delirium is Tania De Rozario's first collection of poetry and short prose. It brings together (but is not limited to) estranged lovers, desp...

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Stories by the River

Shane Carroll

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Nothing stays the same. Stories by the River is the journal of a misfit growing into a man; his changing perspectives set against 10 years of a cha...

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Can You Hear Me Now?

Pete Tong (Illus.), Vivien Yap, Yasmine Wong (Ed.)

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Sample An autobiographical look at a life spent unheard and unseen, Can You Hear Me Now? delves into a talkative and deeply unsettled mind through ...

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Dreaming Cities

Dreaming Cities

Eddie Tay

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In this book, poems and street photographs dream of the modern city, laying a poetic geography over the urban landscapes of Hong Kong and Singapore...

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Twin Cities

Twin Cities

Joshua Ip (Ed.), Tammy Ho Lai-Ming (Ed.)

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The twin cinema, created by Singapore poet Yeow Kai Chai, is a rigid, yet spectacular poetic form that mixes constraint with possibility. Its twin ...

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SingPoWriMo 2018: The Anthology

SingPoWriMo 2018: The Anthology

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingde, Ng Yi-Sheng, Rodrigo Dela Pena Jr., Stephanie Chan

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Singapore Poetry Writing Month, or as we affectionately call it, SingPoWriMo. Write one poem a day for thirty days in the cruel month of April: tha...

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Call and Response: A Migrant/Local Poetry Anthology

Call and Response: A Migrant/Local Poetry Anthology

Joshua Ip (Ed.), Rolinda Onates Espanola (Ed.), Zakir Hossain (Ed.)

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Singapore is a migrant nation. Who truly deserves the title 'local', and how far removed is your average 'local poet' from the term 'migrant worker...

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Phat Planet Cometh

Phat Planet Cometh

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, Phat Planet Cometh revisits the end-stopped aesthetics first seen in The Wrong/Wrung Side of Love. In her ...

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Eye/Feel/Write: Experiments in Ekphrasis

Eye/Feel/Write: Experiments in Ekphrasis

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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What happens when art meets literature? How does a writer view an artwork, and render new writing that stands on its own as a work of art? A specia...

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When the Lights Went Off

When the Lights Went Off

Paul Tan

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As the poet navigates through middle age, beset by questions on ageing, love and loss, and the incipient awareness of mortality, these poems give s...

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For the End Comes Reaching

For the End Comes Reaching

David Wong Hsien Ming

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This is a meditation on the ineffable sense of loss that accompanies each having. Through the death of his father, a son apprehends other deaths an...

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Love is an Empty Barstool

Love is an Empty Barstool

Pooja Nansi

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The poems in this collection are best read with a glass of single malt but they work equally well in a quiet place at twilight. Test on a small are...

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Objects of Affection

Objects of Affection (Backorder)

Krishna Udayasankar

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Currently taking preorders for this title, orders for this book is expected to be fulfilled by early April 2019. — Everyday objects surround us, th...

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The Lover’s Inventory

The Lover’s Inventory

Cyril Wong

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A crucifix, a piece of underwear, a body part—these belong to a lover’s inventory that encompasses objects, places, sensations, and other memorabil...

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Tilting Our Plates to Catch the Light

Tilting Our Plates to Catch the Light

Cyril Wong

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Cyril Wong’s latest collection of poems brings into play his background in music. Reminiscent of a concerto, an orchestra is invoked by poems that ...

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Bagiku Sepilah Sudah

Bagiku Sepilah Sudah

Mohamed Latiff Mohamed

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"... Sajak Mohamed Latiff Mohamed merupakan proses pencarian hakikat kebenaran mengenai manusia, lingkungan dan Tuhannya dan kerana itu, meskipun t...

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Puisi Luka dan Puisi Duka
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The Collected Poems of Arthur Yap

The Collected Poems of Arthur Yap

Arthur Yap

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Arthur Yap published four major collections of poetry: only lines (1971), commonplace (1977), down the line (1980), and man snake apple & other...

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Sukma Basho dalam Haiku by Matsuo Basho (translated by Leyla Shuri)

Sukma Basho Dalam Haiku

Leyla Shuri, Matsuo Basho

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Sukma Basho dalam Haiku menghimpunkan 400 buah haiku karya Matsuo Basho (1644-1694M), iaitu penulis haiku Jepun terulung. Antologi ini meluahkan su...

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A Luxury We Must Afford
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A Luxury We Must Afford

Cheryl Julia Lee, Christine Chia, Joshua Ip

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What does the future of Singapore hold? In 2015, the anthology “A Luxury We Cannot Afford” commemorated 50 years of man-made myth - 50 years of mys...

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Means to an End

Means to an End

Toh Hsien Min

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If the feeling of love is suppressed constantly, it hides in subconsciousness and exists there like a revolutionary going underground, plotting mal...

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