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Jennifer Anne Champion

 
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ABOUT

Jennifer Anne Champion is a writer and performance poet from Singapore. She graduated with a BA Honours Degree in English Literature from NUS with a minor in Communications and New Media in 2013. Since then she has taught and performed poetry in local and international schools, and authored two collections of poetry. She is featured in numerous local and foreign anthologies and is co-founder/ Multimedia Editor of the digital archive poetry.sg.

She has performed abroad, including the UK, Germany and Israel, but remains a strong voice in the local spoken word community where she feels most grounded. Jennifer is currently working on her first novel, Majulah

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • 2016 – Caterwaul (Singapore: Math Paper Press, 2016)
  • 2015 – A History of Clocks (Singapore: Red Wheelbarrow Books, 2015)

WORKSHOPS BY JENNIFER ANNE CHAMPION

MY ISLAND, MY CANVAS
For: all students; 10–25 pax
Availability: 2 hours per session; single / multiple sessions
Description: Students will explore their internal and external landscapes searching for metaphors unique to their sense of home. They will look at how iconic Singaporean poems work, and craft poems of their own, using techniques specifically created for this workshop.
Learning Outcomes: An appreciation for the environment and context in which one resides; understanding symbolism as a story-telling device; using language creatively to create texture in a poem. 

WORD! PERFORMING POETRY
For: all students; 10–25 pax
Availability: 2 hours per session; single / multiple sessions
Description: In this lecture-style workshop, students will be introduced to the history of poetry as an oral and performative tradition, how poetry has evolved over time and speculate what poetry in the future may look like. 
Learning Outcomes: Learning the historical context of poetry within other forms of literature; learning the differences and similarities between various forms of poetry. 

PROTEST / POETRY
For: all students; 10–25 pax
Availability: 2 hours per session; single / multiple sessions
Description: A multi-disciplinary journey into poetry as a socio-cultural and civic activity; this workshop touches on contemporary poetry, both local and international, that says something in times of uncertainty and shows how literary arts offer a way forward. 
Learning Outcomes: Learning the strategies of witness and resistance in poetry; learning how poetry can be a tool for expression and social commentary; learning how poetry can be a form of healing. 

 

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ABOUT OUR PROGRAMME / OUR WRITERS / OUR WORKSHOPS / OUR CAMP / F.A.Q.

Book A Writer is Sing Lit Station's workshop-for-schools programme, featuring a roster of Singapore's most important writers at work today. *Do you want to Book A Writer? For enquiries on Jennifer Anne Champion's availability and workshop rates in Sing Lit Station's Book A Writer programme, do fill in the form below. Messages should take no longer than 2-3 days for a reply.

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