In an effort to promote LASALLE's latest MA programme in Creative Writing, Dr Darryl Whetter has organised has organised an evening of Singapore poetry with Cyril Wong, Divya Victor and our very own Joshua Ip.
A quick introduction to Dr Darryl Whetter: Whetter is a novelist, poet, essayist, scholar, short-story writer and critic from Canada. His first book, the story collection A Sharp Tooth in the Fur, was named a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book of 2003. His novels include the multi-generational smuggling epic Keeping Things Whole and the bicycle odyssey The Push & the Pull. His first book of poems, Origins, concerns evolution, energy and extinction, while a second poetry collection is forthcoming in 2017. Whetter has also published and presented literary essays in France, Germany, Sweden, USA, Canada, England, India and Iceland, and his book reviews appear in numerous papers, including The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The National Post, The Montreal Gazette and The Detroit Times, as well as on national CBC Radio.
The evening is completely free, but attendance slots will have to be registered in advance! Find more at the links below.