Archive for the 'Books' Category

Spiaking Singlish: A Companion to How Singaporeans Communicate

October 6, 2017

Written and drawn by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Marshall-Cavendish International, 2018

Spiaking Singlish

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Death Wish

October 6, 2017

Written by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Landmark Books, 2017

Death Wish

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Myth of the Stone Gets Sung!

October 3, 2017

Iris Koh writes and sings “Oracle of the Stone”, the text for which is taken from Gwee Li Sui’s Myth of the Stone. The video is created by C. Axworthy.

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Gweek Gets Pimped!

August 27, 2017

I was interviewed for my thoughts on love and poetry on the dating and relationships website Krozz. You can read the full interview here!

Lost Hour / Sejam Yang Hilang

August 13, 2017

This poem was published in One Thousand and One Nights in 2014. It was featured on BooksActually’s Tumblr pageThe Malay translation is made by Alfian Sa’at and appears here with his permission.

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Arts Funding Haiku

August 2, 2017

This haiku first appeared on Facebook.

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SAF Day Haiku

June 30, 2017

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Lent Haiku

March 5, 2017

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Haikuku

February 15, 2017

Written by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Landmark Books, 2017

haikuku

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Tembusu Haiku

February 13, 2017

This haiku first appeared on Facebook.

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Bak Kwa Queue Haiku

January 25, 2017

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Haiku for Donald Trump

January 21, 2017

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Lunch with Sumiko Haiku

January 17, 2017

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We Are Born with the Dead

December 1, 2016

a-luxury-we-must-afford-an-anthology-of-singapore-poetry-00This is my foreword to A Luxury We Must Afford: An Anthology of Singapore Poetry (2016), edited by Christine Chia, Joshua Ip, and Cheryl Julia Lee. The book is a sequel to 2014’s A Luxury We Can Afford: An Anthology of Singapore Poetry, to which I contributed the foreword “No Man But One is an Island”.

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Pikachu Parade Haiku

November 19, 2016

This haiku first appeared on Facebook.

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Parenthood Priority Haiku 2

October 13, 2016

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Locker Room Talk Haiku

October 11, 2016

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Not Ho Ching’s Bag Haiku

October 3, 2016

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Gweek Made Classical!

July 24, 2016

The Other Merlion and Friends had a special feature in A Countertenor’s Conundrum held at The Arts House on 22 July 2016. Composer Jonathan Shin turned five poems – “City Life”, “The Visitor”, “Godly Advice”, “The Cat-Woman”, and “Special Occasion” – into original music, which was performed by countertenor Chan Wei En.

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Bib Gourmand Haiku

July 16, 2016

This haiku first appeared on Facebook.

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