11 X 9: Collaborative Poetry From the Philippines and Singapore
Eleven writers from the Philippines and nine from Singapore were connected via Google Docs, all of whom with a pining for “the composition of alternatives, other realms and planes; and a space upon which another kind of lived experience could be had”. Seven pairs and two threesomes wrote back and forth toward what could be called “cross-cultural literature—if not a mess”.
The result is this volume: An encounter with annotated small talk, versified duets, digitally mediated dances, riffs against blackouts, and cryptic/triptych meditations. But what was experienced and what was meant?
The answer lies within these pages