The following keynote speech “Adventures in Literature” was to have been read at the National School Literature Festival on 12 July 2014. But, a day before, I agreed with a group of writers to withdraw from events linked to the National Library Board in protest of its decision to pulp two children’s books featuring alternative families. The NLB was a sponsor of the Festival and had invited me to give this keynote speech. The books have since been restored to the shelves of the library. This speech is also available at Scribd.com. Read the rest of this entry »
Written by Gwee Li Sui
Published by Landmark Books, 2014
Gwee Li Sui was interviewed by Umapagan Ampikaipakan in his Bookmark radio programme on BFF89.9 – The Business Station on 10 June 2014. This interview focused on the re-release of Myth of the Stone and the literary scene in Singapore today.