Balik Kampung 2A: People And Places
- About the Author
Balik Kampung 2A: People and Places presents eleven new tales by authors who have lived in the respective neighbourhoods for at least ten years. What was it like to grow up in a particular district of Singapore during a specific decade? How can you go for a peaceful walk around your home if the area is being constantly remodelled by demolition and construction? How do present perceptions of space contrast with memory? Such questions fill the various stories that are inhabited with vivid characters and strong portrayals of different locales. If you wish to discover new perspectives about parts of Singapore that you may or may not have previously been aware of, then read this book.
For over twenty-five years, Verena Tay has acted, directed and written for local English-language theatre in Singapore, working for companies such as The Necessary Stage, ACTION Theatre, TheatreWorks and Practice Theatre. A storyteller and a presentation skills and creative writing teacher, she has written plays and short stories, as well as edited twelve short story anthologies. Possessing Masters degrees in English Literature, Voice Studies and Creative Writing, she is currently pursuing PhD studies in Creative Writing at Swansea University.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 163
Year Published: 2013
Size: 200mm x 125mm