In the latest edition of its Reading Series, the Yale-NUS Writers' Centre is proud to host poets Rodrigo Dela Peña, Jr. and Grace Chia.
Rodrigo Dela Peña, Jr. is the author of two chapbooks, Requiem and Hymnal. His poems have been published in QLRS, SingPoWriMo, Rattle, Likhaan, Hayden's Ferry Review, and other journals and anthologies. He has received prizes from the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards, Kokoy F. Guevara Poetry Competition, British Council, Meritage Press, among others. His first full-length collection, Aria and Trumpet Flourish, is forthcoming from Math Paper Press.
Grace Chia has published several books, including a novel, The Wanderlusters, a short story collection, Every Moving Thing That Lives Shall Be Food, poetry collections, womango and Cordelia, and chapbook, The Cuckoo Conundrum. She also edited the prose anthology, We R Family. In 2017, she was the Writer-in-Residence for the Toji Cultural Foundation in Korea and the Macau Literary Festival in conjunction with the University of Macau. She was also the first national NAC-NTU Writer-in-Residence from 2011-2012. She has taught creative writing at NTU and DigiPen, mentored emerging writers for the Mentor Access Project and was a judge for poetry competitions.
VENUE: Yale-NUS College, Elm Common Lounge
ADDRESS: 12 College Ave West, Singapore 138610
EVENT WEBSITE: Facebook
DATE AND TIME
4 Sep 2017, 7pm-8.30pm