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2nd Pink Reads

  • Dorothy's 13a Trengganu Street Singapore, 058467 Singapore (map)

Want more of Pink Dot? Come and hear four extraordinary writers read at the friendliest gay bar in town at the 2nd Pink Reads, organised by Singapore Unbound. Starring Alfian Sa’at, Stephanie Dogfoot, Topaz Winters, and Marylyn Tan. Free and all are welcome.

Alfian Sa’at is a Resident Playwright with W!LD RICE, one of Singapore’s most recognized theater companies. His published works include three collections of poetry, ONE FIERCE HOUR, A HISTORY OF AMNESIA, and THE INVISIBLE MANUSCRIPT, a collection of short stories, CORRIDOR, a collection of flash fiction, MALAY SKETCHES, two collections of plays as well as the published play COOLING OFF DAY.

Stephanie Dogfoot is a poet and stand up comedian whose first poetry collection, ROADKILL FOR BEGINNERS, was published by Math Paper Press in March this year. They are an editor of SingPoWriMo 2017 and 2018 anthologies and have won national poetry slams in Singapore and the UK.

Topaz Winters is the author of four books, writer & star of the short film SUPERNOVA, & editor-in-chief of the arts organisation Half Mystic. Her landmark research on poetry, identity, & the sociopolitical underpinnings of queerness in Singapore is published in the Journal of Homosexuality. She was born in 1999, resides at, & studies at Princeton University.

Marylyn Tan is a queer, female, linguistics graduate, poet, and artist, who has been performing spoken word since 2014. She works with the alienated, endangered body and its concomitant social/political meanings. Her first volume of poetry, GAZE BACK (published by Ethos Books; finalist for 2019 Lambda Literary Award) and is the lesbo Singaporean trans-genre witch grimoire you never knew you needed.

VENUE: Dorothy’s
ADDRESS: 13a Trengganu Street, Singapore 058467

6 Jul 2019, 6pm–7pm