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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
  • The Lover's Inventory

    S$16.00

    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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    S$16.00
  • 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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    S$16.00
  • The Invisible Manuscript

    S$16.00

    Description About the Author Alfian Sa’at’s first unpublished collection of writings composed when he was 22, it was first distributed unoffici...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

    S$17.00

    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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    S$17.00
  • Sightlines

    S$20.00

    Description About the Author & Photographer Sightlines is a series of poems mapped onto a collection of black and white images shot on film...

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    S$20.00
  • Animal Season

    S$10.00

    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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    S$10.00
  • Tender Delirium

    S$16.00

    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

    S$19.00

    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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    S$19.00
  • 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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  • Oneiros

    S$17.00

    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

    S$16.00

    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

    S$19.00

    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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    S$19.00
  • Satori Blues

    S$10.00

    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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    S$10.00
  • After You

    S$25.00

    Description About the Author In a lasting marriage, one could outlive the other. A poet gazes upon his older partner, pondering the inevitable....

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  • Too Too Too Too

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    Description About the Author Tammy Ho Lai-Ming's second poetry collection Too Too Too Too is sensual, imaginative, narrative-driven and politic...

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  • The Nomad Principle

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    Description About the Author The Nomad Principle is a collection of poems based on comings and goings, and considers how physical and emotional...

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  • SingPoWriMo 2018

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    Description About the Editors Singapore Poetry Writing Month, or as we affectionately call it, SingPoWriMo. Write one poem a day for thirty day...

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    S$19.00
  • Pantomime

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    Description About the Author Pantomime is a homily for the weary social actor, seeking a place of shelter. These poems meander through the perf...

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  • Objects Of Affection

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    Description About the Author Everyday objects surround us, the unconditional keepers of confessions and secrets. They are with us in those priv...

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  • My Lot Is A Sky

    S$19.00

    Description About the Editors My Lot is a Sky is an anthology of poetry by Asian women. Named after a poem by Forough Farrokhzad, an influentia...

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    S$19.00
  • Move Over Bird

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    Description About the Author Miho entertains you with various forms of poetry she follows or invents. In seven poems from the first section, th...

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  • Mother Of All Questions

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    Description About the Author Mother of All Questions is Grace Chia's third poetry collection about womanhood exploring what home means, how per...

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  • In These Curved Spaces

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    Description Our memories are not entirely ours, each is a patch handed to us, shaped with hands that are both ours and not. Together, they for...

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  • BEEF

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    Description Praise BEEF is Nurul Amillin Hussain's debut collection of poetry. Consisting of 20 poems written over a decade, this book traces t...

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  • Afterimage

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    Description About the Author Afterimage: an image that continues to appear even after the original has ceased. Werner Kho’s debut poetry colle...

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  • A Book Of Hims

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    Description About the Author As Singapore's 2005 Young Artist of the Year for Literature, Alvin Pang is active internationally as a poet, writ...

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    S$16.00