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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

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

Joshua Ip

$17.00

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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Tender Delirium

Tender Delirium

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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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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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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Twin Cities

Twin Cities

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

$18.60

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Part of Three

A Part of Three

Robert Yeo

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This title is part of Robert Yeo’s First Editions, it was published in 1989. Collection of Robert Yeo's poems which originally appeared in various ...

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Too Too Too Too

Too Too Too Too

Tammy Ho Lai-Ming

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Tammy Ho Lai-Ming’s second poetry collection Too Too Too Too is sensual, imaginative, narrative-driven and political. Her poetic voice is at once u...

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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

$19.00

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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Oneiros

Oneiros

Cyril Wong

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Cyril Wong’s eighth collection hurls the reader into a private dream-world: these dreams explore the finitude of the self, recasting the poet’s pas...

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My Lot Is A Sky: An Anthology Of Poems By Asian Women

My Lot Is A Sky: An Anthology Of Poems By Asian Women

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My Lot Is A Sky is an anthology of poetry by Asian women. Named after a poem by Forough Farrokhzad, an influential Iranian writer and filmmaker, th...

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Like A Seed With Its Singular Purpose

Like A Seed With Its Singular Purpose

Cyril Wong

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Language, art, religion, disaster, death, murder, adultery, and love, all come under the poet’s attention, as he continues to mine the rewarding co...

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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.)

$19.00

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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An Epic Of Durable Departures

An Epic Of Durable Departures

Jason Wee

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This new poetry collection stands as a record of a friendship between two artists formed in the shadow of illness and mortality. Using the renga an...

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Thirty-Seven Reasons Red Is Rad

Thirty-Seven Reasons Red Is Rad

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Prefaced by an epigraph from Stendhal, this collection by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé remains unapologetically transparent with its varied expressi...

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The Wrong/Wrung Side of Love

The Wrong/Wrung Side of Love

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, The Wrong/Wrung Side of Love represents one more of the poet’s adventurous shifts in stylistics. In her pr...

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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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Mirror Image Mirage

Mirror Image Mirage

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, Mirror Image Mirage gradually but methodically unravels the haiku through an interplay of “presence” and “...

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Jia Lat Lah: An Antiplay

Jia Lat Lah: An Antiplay

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, Jia Lat Lah is framed as an antiplay, defying typical conventions expected of a dramatic production — the ...

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FOODPORN cum Maundy Thursday

FOODPORN cum Maundy Thursday

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, FOODPORN cum Maundy Thursday offers a sequence of interlaced prologues premised on food motifs, reminiscen...

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Eye/Feel/Write: Building Architectonics

Eye/Feel/Write: Building Architectonics

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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The building is but material structure. Within its architecture is imbued its aesthetic character. What happens when a writer confronts such a crea...

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