Singapore Literature Prize 2020

Singapore Literature Prize 2020

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Established in 1992, the Singapore Literature Prize (SLP) is Singapore's top literary prize, with more than 80 past winners. The prize is a biennial competition open to Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents whose works of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction have been published in Singapore or abroad during a specified period of time. The work can be published in any of Singapore's four official languages — Chinese, English, Malay, or Tamil.

A Gathering of Themes

A Gathering of Themes

Edwin Thumboo

$28.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Poetry) This collection contains literary pioneer Prof Edwin Thumboo’s latest works. ...

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$28.00
An Epic Of Durable Departures

An Epic Of Durable Departures

Jason Wee

$16.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Poetry) This new poetry collection stands as a record of a friendship between two art...

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$16.00
Bury What We Cannot Take

Bury What We Cannot Take

Kirstin Chen

$20.50

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Fiction) The day San San and her brother Ah Liam’s lives are forever changed is the d...

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Delayed Rays of a Star

Delayed Rays of a Star

Amanda Lee Koe

$26.12

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Fiction) When a photographer captures Marlene Dietrich, Anna May Wong and Leni Riefen...

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$26.12
GAZE BACK

GAZE BACK

Marylyn Tan

$16.82

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Poetry) What do we expect of an unapologetically female author? What do we expect of ...

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$16.82
GOD(A)

GOD(A)

Jamal Ismail

$10.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Malay, Fiction) GOD(A), kumpulan 10 buah cerpen yang pasti akan menggoda pembaca dengan cerita...

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$10.00
Hard at Work: Life in Singapore

Hard at Work: Life in Singapore

Gerard Sasges, Ng Shi Wen

$38.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Creative Nonfiction) In Hard at Work, 60 people talk about work and life in Singapore...

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$38.00
How We Disappeared

How We Disappeared

Lee Jing-Jing

$18.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Fiction)Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Japanese troops invade Mala...

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$18.00
Labirin Al Maut (Labryinth of Al Maut)

Labirin Al Maut (Labryinth of Al Maut)

Noor Aisya Buang

$12.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Malay, Fiction) Labirin Al Maut adalah kumpulan cerpen yang menampilkan cerpen-cerpen dengan g...

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$12.00
Langkah Langkah Langka (Unique Steps)

Langkah Langkah Langka (Unique Steps)

Mohd Khair Bin Mohd Yasin

$10.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Malay, Poetry) Langkah-Langkah Langka adalah kumpulan puisi oleh seniman Mohd Khair Mohd Yasin...

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$10.00
Lion City

Lion City

Ng Yi-Sheng

$18.90

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Fiction)Winner of the 2019 Singapore Book Awards Best Literary Work A man learns that...

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Lost at 15, Found at 50: Travel, trials & tribulations in foreign lands

Lost at 15, Found at 50: Travel, trials & tribulations in foreign lands

Ashwini Devare

$21.50

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Creative Nonfiction) From the Soviet Union’s lron Curtain to Burma’s Bamboo Curtain a...

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$21.50
Mengasah Kalam: Membina Kritikan Sastera di Singapura (Jilid 1) (Sharpening the Pen, Volume 1)

Mengasah Kalam: Membina Kritikan Sastera di Singapura (Jilid 1) (Sharpening the Pen, Volume 1)

Suratman Markasan

$20.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Malay, Creative Nonfiction) Isi kumpulan “Mengasah Kalam” adalah mengenai tiga esei jang saja ...

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$20.00
Modern Myths

Modern Myths

Clara Chow

$19.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Fiction) Figures from Greek mythology take up residence in contemporary Singapore in ...

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$19.00
Nimita's Place

Nimita's Place

Akshita Nanda

$24.90

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Fiction) It is 1944 in India and Nimita Khosla yearns to attend university to become ...

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parsetreeforestfire

parsetreeforestfire

Hamid Roslan

$16.82

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Poetry) parsetreeforestfire is a bilingual book of poetry with Singlish occupying one...

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Pulp II: A Visual Bibliography of The Banished Book

Pulp II: A Visual Bibliography of The Banished Book

Shubigi Rao

$50.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Creative Nonfiction) The focus of Shubigi Rao’s ongoing Pulp project is the history o...

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$50.00
Rayuan pada Hujan

Rayuan pada Hujan

Maarof Salleh

$10.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Malay, Poetry) Kumpulan 100 sajak, Rayuan Pada Hujan, mengetengahkan tema yang merangkumi peme...

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$10.00
Right of the Soil

Right of the Soil

Yong Shu Hoong

$17.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Poetry) The Latin phrase jus soli is an unconditional right to citizenship for a pers...

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$17.00
Sepatu Mimpi (Dream Shoes)

Sepatu Mimpi (Dream Shoes)

Samsudin Said

$15.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Malay, Poetry) Sepatu Mimpi diukir dalam bentuk “simplistik” yang menggagumkan, menggunakan di...

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$15.00
This Is What Inequality Looks Like (New Cover)

This Is What Inequality Looks Like (New Cover)

Teo You Yenn

$26.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Creative Nonfiction) National Bestseller Features a new Afterword by the author, and ...

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$26.00
Tunjuk Langit (Pointing the Sky)

Tunjuk Langit (Pointing the Sky)

Jamal Ismail

$18.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Malay, Fiction) Novel, Tunjuk Langit, menceritakan kisah sekumpulan warga emas berbilang bangs...

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$18.00
Warna Sebuah Rahsia (The Colour of Secret)

Warna Sebuah Rahsia (The Colour of Secret)

Peter Augustine Goh

$15.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Malay, Fiction) Warna Sebuah Rahsia menghimpunkan 10 buah cerpen hasil karya Peter Augustine ...

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$15.00
என்னோடு வந்த கவிதைகள் (Poems which Travelled with Me) (Backorder)

என்னோடு வந்த கவிதைகள் (Poems which Travelled with Me) (Backorder)

பிச்சினிக்காடு இளங்கோ Pichinikkadu Elango

$20.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Tamil, Creative Nonfiction) எழுத்தாளரின் பயணத்தைப் பற்றிய கவிதை மற்றும் கட்டுரைகளின் தொகுப்பான...

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கடலெனும் வசீகர மீன்தொட்டி (A Magical Aquarium Called the Ocean)

கடலெனும் வசீகர மீன்தொட்டி (A Magical Aquarium Called the Ocean)

சுபா செந்தில்குமார் Subha Senthilkumar

$15.00

Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (Tamil, Poetry) இந்த கவிதைத் தொகுப்பு மிக அடர்த்தியான கருப்பொருளைக் கொண்டு கட்டமைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளத...

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$15.00