Join Singapore Unbound for an evening of poetry, performance, and unabashed pride as we celebrate 10 years of Pink Dot the night before the rally. Come hear fierce, funky, and funny words of personal and public truth. Dorothy’s Bar is a gay venue open to all, friendly to all! Singapore Unbound is a NYC-based literary non-profit dedicated to freedom of expression and equal rights for all.
Jennifer Anne Champion likes boys and girls and cats. She has authored two poetry collections – A History of Clocks (Redwheelbarrow Press, 2015) and Caterwaul (Math Paper Press, 2016). One of these books features a cat, but mostly her work is about boys and girls and all the people she has yet to meet and fall in love with.
Ng Yi-Sheng is a poet, playwright, fictionist and activist. His books include last boy, Eating Air, Loud Poems for a Very Obliging Audience and A Book of Hims. Additionally, he co-edited GASPP: A Gay Anthology of Singaporean Poetry and Prose. He Instagrams at @yishkabob.
Teng Qian Xi’s poems have appeared in various anthologies and journals, the most recent being Prelude and Transpacific Literary Project. Her collection, They hear salt crystallising, was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize.
Jee Leong Koh’s Steep Tea (Carcanet) was named a Best Book of the Year by UK’s Financial Times and a Finalist for the Lambda Awards (for queer literature) in the USA. He has published three other books of poems and a book of zuihitsu. Originally from Singapore, Jee lives in New York City, where he heads the literary non-profit Singapore Unbound.
VENUE: Dorothy's Bar
ADDRESS: 13a Trengganu Street, Singapore 058467
EVENT WEBSITE: Facebook
DATE AND TIME
20 Jul 2018, 6pm–7pm