Genre is a Drag

Conversations  |  General  |  English  |  1 hr

5 Nov Fri, 9pm - 10pm
Festival Pass  - $16 (Early Bird) | $20 (Regular)
location SISTIC Live
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What makes a narrative more 'popular' than 'literary'? Are these labels increasingly arbitrary in our world today? These authors discuss the dynamics of writing within and outside of genre, and whether they actively seek to blur the line in their works and tread new ground.

This programme is made possible with the support of the U.S. Embassy Singapore and includes a live Q&A towards the end of the session.


Author of horror-comedy The Formidable Miss Cassidy (Epigram Books Fiction Prize Co-Winner 2021) and science fiction novella The Messiah Virus. Meihan is Vice-President of the Association of Comic Artists of Singapore, and also develops role-playing games with Bruce's Blacksmith.