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WORKSHOP: Writing the City (Feb '18) x Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

  • Toa Payoh Public Library 6 Toa Payoh Central Singapore, 319191 Singapore (map)

In February, Writing the City will be joined by Singaporean writer, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow to look in detail at her story, "Grandmother", which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize in 2014.

Yu-Mei Balasingamchow is the co-author of Singapore: A Biography (2009), and co-editor of the literary collection, In Transit: An Anthology from Singapore on Airports and Air Travel(2016). Her short fiction has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and published in the UK, US and Singapore. In 2015, she was an honorary fellow in writing at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. In 2017, she was writer-in-residence at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She lives in Singapore and is working on a novel.

We will also be reviewing participants' stories, enjoying writing exercises and discussing how to write compelling characters. To register, click on the event link provided below.

VENUE: Toa Payoh Public Library
ADDRESS: 6 Toa Payoh Central, Singapore 319191
EVENT WEBSITE: Eventbrite (for registration)

10 Feb 2018, 2pm-4pm