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(Rewriting the Ordinary)

Conversations  |  General  |  中文  |  1 hr

13 Nov Sat, 4pm - 5.30pm
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These writers observe everyday moments, relationships and emotion as material for their works. In recalling, recollecting and rewriting, does the act of putting pen to paper change how they have remembered a particular moment? This panel discusses turning the ordinary into the literary, and how memory figures in their respective genres of fiction, poetry and the essay.




Writers / Presenters


Liu Su holds a PhD from Nanyang Technological University. She worked as a Chinese Language teacher and Curriculum Specialist at Ministry of Education from 1989-2000. She was a lecturer in Chinese Language at National Institute of Education from 2001-2011. Presently, she is a part-time Practicum Supervisor in NIE. She has published collections of creative essays: Flowers are Life (1991), As Sincere as Myself (1994), Deciphering the Map of Happiness (1999), A Collection of Liu Su’s Prose (2002), Letter of Desolation (2003), Selected Writings of Liu Su (2009), Roses at the Edge (2017) which won her the Singapore Literature Prize in creative non-fiction in Chinese, and Love-Obsessed (1998), a collection of short fiction and mini-fiction. Her research area is in Singapore Chinese Literary field and she has published book in academic area: Modernism in Singapore Chinese Literature (2017).