Posts Tagged ‘Wena Poon’

Gweek Tells Tales a Year Later!

September 8, 2011

The following keynote speech “What is a Story?” was read at the Telltale Symposium held at the St Joseph’s Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus on 8 September 2011. The event saw the launch of Dennis Yeo’s study companion to Telltale: Eleven Stories (2010). This speech is also available at Scribd.com.

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Gweek Tells Tales!

July 30, 2010

The following text was read during the launch of Telltale: Eleven Stories (2010) at the Literature Symposium 2010 held at Nanyang Girls’ HIgh School on 30 July 2010. It is also available at Scribd.com.

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Telltale: Eleven Stories

July 30, 2010

Edited with an introduction and notes by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Ethos Books, 2010

Nominee for the Popular Readers’ Choice Awards 2011

Contributed:
“Stories and Their Secrets”

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Wena Poon Talks Bull!

July 20, 2010

Source: Salt Publishing

On 12 July 2010, writer Wena Poon launched her new novel Alex y Robert at the London Literature Festival. Just this week, she heard that the book would be serialised by London BBC Radio for its programme Books at Bedtime. Poon is a Singapore-born American author whose works include Lions in Winter (2007), The Proper Care of Foxes (2009), and The Biophilia Omnibus (2009). Winner of the 2010 Willesden Herald Prize, she has also been nominated for the Frank O’Connor Award twice and shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize and the Malaysia Readers’ Choice Awards.

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