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Impeachment Haiku

December 19, 2019

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A Curious Incident Haiku

December 9, 2019

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Haiku for Caroll Spinney

December 9, 2019

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Singapore Marathon Haiku

December 7, 2019

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Rock Concert Haiku

November 30, 2019

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Wildlife Haiku

November 27, 2019

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HK Protests Haiku

November 23, 2019

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Quid Pro Quo Haiku

November 21, 2019

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Bukit Batok Fire Haiku

November 15, 2019

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PMD Ban Haiku

November 13, 2019

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Dissent and Resistance Haiku

October 5, 2019

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Singaporean Literature and the NUS English Department

October 3, 2019

This essay is revised from a speech titled ‘Singaporean Literature: How We Got Here’ at Centre 42 on September 4, 2019. The event ‘In the Living Room: Snapshots into the Study of Singapore English, Literature and Theatre’ was held to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the National University of Singapore’s Department of English Language and Literature.

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Amazing Things

September 7, 2019

Written and illustrated by Gwee Li Sui

Translated into Burmese by Nwe Nwe Aung

Published by Yinthway Foundation, 2019

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Gweek is SUSS Guest of Honour!

September 7, 2019

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Below is my address as Guest of Honour at It’s #LIT: Millennials Writing in Singapore” organised by the School of Humanities and Behavioural Sciences, Singapore University of Social Sciences, on 7 September 2019. It was part of a biennial Languages in Singapore forum series.

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Loss is Found

July 3, 2019

Tanti's PoemsThis review of Kamal Kumar Tant’s Post-Colonial Poems appeared in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Volume 18.3 (2019).

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The Leeter Tunku

June 9, 2019

Written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Translated into Singlish by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Edition Tintenfaß, 2019

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How to Fall in Love with Katherine Mansfield’s “The Garden Party”

February 28, 2019

The following video records my public lecture on Katherine Mansfield’s “The Garden Party” given on 28 February 2019. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Final Problem”

January 24, 2019

The following video records my public lecture on Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Final Problem” given on 24 January 2019. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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The Fires of Elangovan

December 23, 2018

Elangovan, Alamak! 1The following is my foreword to Elangovan’s latest collection of plays, Alamak! (Zero Degree Publishing, 2018), pp. 9-14.

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How to Fall in Love with Edwin Thumboo’s “Ulysses by the Merlion”

December 14, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Edwin Thumboo’s “Ulysses by the Merlion” given on 14 December 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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