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BBC Performing Arts Fellowship WOOHOOO!

It’s been a little while. I am notoriously slow at these things but I am sure that recent news will stick a rocket in the appropriate place: I am the first poet to be awarded a BBC Performing Arts Fellowship- … Continue reading

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Back in the London Fold

Hello all! It has been a little while. I returned to the UK in Jan ’14 and have just spent a little time finding my feet and getting settled in. Leaving Singapore was heartwrenching in a number of ways but … Continue reading

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The Invisibility Project

Over the last few months, I commissioned 12 artists: 6 visual, 6 poets, to respond to the theme of Invisible identities. I wanted to curate a collaborative project where emerging visual artists could respond to poets’ work and where it … Continue reading

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NUS Student Anthology and Performance

Late in November, the whole cohort of NUS poetry students came together to perform pieces they had written during the semester with me. To commemorate the series of workshops, we produced an anthology with two poems per student. The anthology … Continue reading

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Writers Festivals and Headless Chickens

Even though there is a lot on this week, it feels like I have not stopped for a few weeks now. With the Singapore Writer’s Festival, the 4th Philippines International Literary Festival and a full gig at Speakeasy #7, it feels … Continue reading

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Interview in Kent Ridge Common!

  So those of you who know me know that I paradoxically don’t deal that well with attention. However, seeing as I consented to this interview for the Kent Ridge Common, one of NUS’ student publications, the bullet was bitten. Compiled … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Marj!

Last July I was lucky enough to be ‘buddy’d up with Filipino poet Marjorie Evasco last year as part of Poetry Parnassus at The Southbank Centre. A poet was chosen to represent every country in the world and come to … Continue reading

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