Meet Boey Kim Cheng, a multi-award-winning Singapore-born poet as he launches his debut novel, Gull Between Heaven and Earth.
Boey Kim Cheng is a multi-award-winning Singapore-born poet, and a 1996 recipient of the National Arts Council’s Young Artist Award. He emigrated to Australia in 1997, but returned in 2013 as one of Nanyang Technological University’s writers-in-residence; he is currently Associate Professor in the NTU Division of English.
He co-founded Mascara Literary Review in 2007, the first Australian literary journal to promote Asian-Australian writing, and in 2013 co-edited the groundbreaking anthology Contemporary Asian Australian Poets. Boey has published five collections of poetry, including Clear Brightness (selected by The Straits Times as one of the Best Books of 2012), as well as Between Stations, a celebrated travel memoir reissued by Epigram Books in 2017. His writing is frequently studied in tertiary and university institutions in Singapore and abroad.
VENUE: Kinokuniya (Main Store)
ADDRESS: 391 Orchard Rd, 04-20/20B/20C/20E Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Singapore 238872
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DATE AND TIME
28 Oct 2017, 4pm-5pm