We heard you want more. It’s game night except this time, we put writers in the hot seat. Writers of varied genres take turns to come up with the best one-liners to complete a random prompt of a flash fiction piece – is it horror, romance, sci-fi? You decide, they write. Winner gets crowned the Ultimate Writing Champion!
Daryl Qilin Yam (b. 1991) is a writer, editor and arts organiser from Singapore. He is the author of the novella Shantih Shantih Shantih (2021), shortlisted for the 2022 Singapore Literature Prize, and the novel Lovelier, Lonelier (2021), the Singapore nominee for the 2023 International Dublin Literary Award. He co-founded the literary charity Sing Lit Station.
Stephanie Dogfoot is a writer, performer and event producer. She started performing spoken word poetry in 2008 and has performed her work across 13 different countries. Stephanie's first poetry collection Roadkill for Beginners was published in 2019 by Math Paper Press and she is a co-editor of EXHALE: An Anthology of Queer Singapore Voices (Math Paper Press).
She is the founder and producer of a poetry night called Spoke and Bird.
O Thiam Chin is a short story writer, screenwriter, and novelist from Singapore. His work has been published in Granta, The Cincinnati Review, Mānoa, World Literature Today, and elsewhere. He is the author of six story-collections, including Love, Or Something Like Love, which was shortlisted for the 2014 Singapore Literature Prize. His debut novel, Now That It’s Over, won the inaugural Epigram Books Fiction Prize in 2015.
Pranamika is a writer and film enthusiast. She has featured in poetry events like destination:INK and Spoke & Bird. She wrote and co-directed the short film Between These Bones, winning nominations at the National Youth Film Awards and Bangkok International Documentary Awards. A gatekeeper and hater, she is the most interesting girl in the world.
Ow Yeong Wai Kit is an educator and writer who has edited four poetry anthologies. His writings have been featured in QLRS, Tiger Moth Review, and elsewhere. He holds a master’s degree in English from University College London. Currently a doctoral candidate at the National Institute of Education, he has served as a judge of the National Poetry Competition, organised by Poetry Festival Singapore. In 2019, he was presented the Outstanding Youth in Education Award by the Ministry of Education.
Teaches IT in a primary school. Content creator for Jioplaygame. Vocalist for death metal bands, Truth Be Known and Kaliyuga. Loves movies, videogames and music. Has gorgeous hair.