SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century

Jason Wee (Ed.), Ng Yi-Sheng | Math Paper Press | 2017

$19.00

First published in 2006, the groundbreaking collection of coming out stories was the first affirming non-fiction volume accompanied by real names and faces. Written in light, clear prose, SQ21 shows an unabashed straightforward honesty and finds inspiration in the lives of these ordinary Singaporeans.

Though a bestseller that won acclaim as The Straits Times non-fiction book of that year, SQ21 remained out-of-print for nearly a decade. This new reprint comes updates with fresh material – a new interview by Ng Yi-Sheng, and a new foreword by the editor Jason Wee.

ISBN: 9789811151095

Cover Type: Softcover (Black), Softcover (White)

Page Count: 181

Year Published: 2017

Language: English

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First published in 2006, the groundbreaking collection of coming out stories was the first affirming non-fiction volume accompanied by real names and faces. Written in light, clear prose, SQ21 shows an unabashed straightforward honesty and finds inspiration in the lives of these ordinary Singaporeans.

Though a bestseller that won acclaim as The Straits Times non-fiction book of that year, SQ21 remained out-of-print for nearly a decade. This new reprint comes updates with fresh material – a new interview by Ng Yi-Sheng, and a new foreword by the editor Jason Wee.

ISBN: 9789811151095

Cover Type: Softcover (Black), Softcover (White)

Page Count: 181

Year Published: 2017

Language: English

Jason Wee (Ed.)

Ng Yi-Sheng

Ng Yi-Sheng is a poet, playwright, fiction writer, journalist, researcher and LGBTIQ activist. He won the Singapore Literature Prize 2008 for his debut poetry collection last boy. Other works include the non-fiction book SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century, the novelisation of the film Eating Air, and the spoken word compilation Loud Poems for a Very Obliging Audience. His latest poetry collection, All the Lovers, will be launched at the Festival.

Math Paper Press

MATH PAPER PRESS (est. 2005) is the publishing arm of BOOKSACTUALLY that deals with short experimental novellas, poetry and essays. Math Paper Press also distributes books by selected publishers.

BooksActually also hosts a fortnightly public dinner gathering, BABETTE’S FEAST, where writers are encouraged to share and discuss their works. Math Paper Press will spot new talent during these sessions. Each of the newly discovered writers will be published in a tangible book form, in their very own chapbooks.

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