[RESCHEDULED] Found Families in Science Fiction

Conversations  |  General  |  Fiction  |  English  |  1 hr

25 Nov, Sat, 1.00pm to 2.00pm
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This programme will take place from 1pm to 2pm. 


Nothing tests the strength of acceptance and belonging more than speculative universes where characters of no relation come together. Add unexpected life-changing adventures, and you get a mishmash of misfits and reluctant heroes, forging unbreakable bonds. Three science fiction and fantasy writers muse on found families, unconventional relationships, and how human connection can be found in the most unlikely corners of existence.


Victor Fernando R. Ocampo is the author of the International Rubery Book Award shortlisted The Infinite Library and Other Stories (Math Paper Press, 2017) and Here be Dragons (Canvas Press, 2015), which won the Romeo Forbes Children’s Story Award in 2012. His interactive fiction piece The Book of Red Shadows debuted at the Singapore Writers Festival in 2020. He is a fellow at the Milford Science Fiction Writers’ Conference (UK) and was a Jalan Besar writer-in-residence at Sing Lit Station.