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PANEL: Writings Set in Japan

  • Kinokuniya 391 Orchard Road Singapore, 238872 Singapore (map)

More works written by Singaporeans are being set in Japan but why is it so? Come find out from award-winning writer Clarissa Goenawan, and acclaimed filmmaker Wesley Leon Aroozoo, both whose works are vastly different, but take place within the land of the rising sun. 

Clarissa Goenawan is an Indonesian-born Singaporean writer. Her debut novel, Rainbirds, is the winner of the 2015 Bath Novel Award. Her short stories have won several awards and been published in various literary magazines and anthologies, such as The MacGuffin, Your Impossible Voice, Esquire, Monsoon Book, Writing The City, Needle in the Hay, and many others. She loves rainy days, pretty books, and hot green tea.

Wesley Leon Aroozoo is a lecturer from LASALLE College of the Arts and a filmmaker from 13 Little Pictures. He is a graduate with a Master of Fine Arts from New York University Tisch Asia and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours From Nanyang Technological University. His previous literary works include Bedok Reservoir (2012, Math Paper Press).

VENUE: Kinokuniya (Singapore Main Store)
ADDRESS: 391 Orchard Road, #04-20/20A/20B/20C/21, Ngee Ann City, Singapore 238872

1 Sep 2018, 4pm–5pm