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Singapore's finest poets can be found here: from pioneers such as Edwin Thumboo and Robert Yeo to more recent award-winning voices such as Marylyn Tan, Cyril Wong and Samuel Lee.
  • What Gives Us Our Names

    S$10.00

    Description About the Author He’d gotten the idea from a book, not unlike the one you last read and loved, whose lurid covers you have already ...

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    S$10.00
  • Clear Brightness

    S$19.90

    Description Praise About the Author Selected by The Straits Times as one of the Best Books of 2012 Look inside the book In poems that shuttle b...

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  • The Lover's Inventory

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    Description About the Author A crucifix, a piece of underwear, a body part—these belong to a lover’s inventory that encompasses objects, places...

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  • Professions

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    Description About the Author At the very start of us, I foresawevery possible ending.Professions is a poet's directory of heartbreak. The backb...

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  • Gaze Back

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    Description About the Author What do we expect of an author who is unapologetically female? What do we expect of consuming art in general? Shou...

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  • The Invisible Manuscript

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    Description About the Author Alfian Sa’at’s first unpublished collection of writings composed when he was 22, it was first distributed unoffici...

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  • Below: Absence

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    Description About the Author In his third collection of poems, Cyril Wong wrestles with absences behind the everyday hope of recovering new jus...

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  • The End Of His Orbit

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    Description About the Author The second collection of poems by Cyril Wong explores the tensions of intimate relationships and the rich emptines...

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  • A Tiny Space

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    Description “I stand and face the sea, as the waves come crashing to the shore, the music of the sea is thunderous and loud. Yet I am unafraid,...

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  • Animal Season

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    Description About the Author & Illustrator From a crow and his famous pitcher to a story about a spiteful bee, Aesop’s fables have been kno...

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  • Tender Delirium

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    Description About the Author Tender Delirium is Tania De Rozario's first collection of poetry and short prose. It brings together (but is not l...

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  • Tales from a Tiny Room

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    Description About the Author Two gods sit on a park bench and compare universes. A woman has to find herself after discovering she’s an unwante...

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  • The Orchid Folios

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    Description Praise About the Author “When you take an orchid out of its pot, you must first loosen the roots’ hold on the soil. Late last eveni...

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  • Vital Possessions

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    Description About the Author Vital Possessions by Marc Nair contemplates how city-dwellers negotiate their uneasy relationship with nature in a...

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  • Roadkill for Beginners

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    Description About the Author Roadkill for Beginners is Stephanie Chan’s first collection of poetry. It’s part scrapbook of love letters to plac...

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  • Noon at Five O'Clock
    Noon at Five O'Clock

    Noon at Five O'Clock

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    Description About the Author This volume marks the recovery and first combined publication of the stories of Arthur Yap, one of Singapore's mos...

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  • Right of the Soil

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    Description About the Author The Latin phrase, jus soli (“right of the soil”), is an unconditional right of a person born within the territory ...

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  • Parsetreeforestfire

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    Description About the Author parsetreeforestfire is a bilingual book of poetry in which poems in Singlish occupy one side of the book, and poem...

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  • Oneiros

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    Description About the Author Cyril Wong’s eighth collection hurls the reader into a private dream-world: these dreams explore the finitude of t...

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  • footnotes on falling

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    Description About the Author footnotes on falling  is a collection of 44 poems about sub-optimal life choices. the poems constantly laugh at t...

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  • Crazy Little Pyromaniacs

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    Crazy Little Pyromaniacs brings together 35 yet-unpublished Singapore poets who are 35 years-old and younger to plot future trajectories for Singap...

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  • Standing in the Corner
    Standing in the Corner

    Standing in the Corner

    S$18.00

    Description About the Poet Does the word “childhood” call up mushy sentiments and nostalgic memories where time has given a rosy glow to what h...

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  • Catching Connections
    Catching Connections

    Catching Connections

    S$13.00

    Description About the Poet The fifth volume of poetry by one of Singapore’s most distinguished poets carries in addition several hybrid pieces ...

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  • Satori Blues

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    Description About the Author Cyril Wong’s longest and only Zen-inspired poem to date, Satori Blues is a response to writings by teachers of Bud...

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  • 当你灵感塞车 - Localbooks.sg

    当你灵感塞车

    S$18.69

    Description 这是诗人的第三本手写诗集,收录87首诗作,连同第一本《我走在我之上》与第二本《穿着防弹衣的我们怎么拥抱》,可视作诗人的“青春三部曲”,展现其20几岁时的半成人青涩思维,也纪念飘忽不定又自以为是的青春,趁中年风光不可知,老年风光不可见,趁,鼻息尚存。正如书名,这是...

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  • Twin Cities

    Twin Cities

    S$18.60

    Description Praise About the Editors The twin cinema, created by Singapore poet Yeow Kai Chai, is a rigid, yet spectacular poetic form that mix...

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