A Walk in My Shoes

Conversations  |  General  |  English  |  1 hr

7 Nov Sun, 8.30pm - 9.30pm
Festival Pass  - $16 (Early Bird) | $20 (Regular)
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Examine the authors’ contextualised experiences of navigating foreign lands. Join them as they take you through a walk in their shoes across the Southeast Asian diaspora.

This programme is co-presented with the Singapore Book Council and includes a live Q&A towards the end.

This programme is made possible with the support of the U.S. Embassy Singapore, Embassy of Germany, the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen and the High Commission of Canada.


Melissa De Silva is the author of the cross-genre memoir ‘Others’ is Not a Race, which won the Singapore Literature Prize 2018 (Creative Nonfiction). Her writing explores issues of identity and culture through food, memory and forgetting. Her fiction has been published in Cha: An Asian Literary JournalBest New Singaporean Short Stories Vol. 3, and LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction. She is currently working on a speculative climate fiction novel.