Updated On: 14 Nov 2021, 10:25am
Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, 艾禺 Ai Yu, guest speaker for 为故事和语言包糖衣？——新加坡青少年华文小说写作 (Sugar-coating Narratives? — Writing Young Adult Fiction in Singapore), will not be attending today's session at 12pm.
This Mandarin programme is co-presented with Singapore Association of Writers and includes a live Q&A at the end of the session.
Writers / Presenters
Lee Hwey Ping (买咯冰) writes Young Adult fiction. She self-published her first YA novel Adventures on the Cangyan Mountain in 2019. In 2021, she published her second YA novel The Adventure of Bread Makers with the Committee to Promote Chinese Language Learning.
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Born and raised in Singapore, Lin Rongchan (林容婵) has benefited from Singapore’s bilingual education and is particularly passionate about language education. As a lecturer, she conducts assessment-related courses. Outside of work, she engages in creative writing and has won awards for her Chinese poetry. She also conducts creative writing courses for students.
Singapore-born Chow Teck Seng (ZHOU Decheng 周德成) writes poetry primarily in Chinese, and has won awards including the Singapore Literature Prize (2014) and Golden Point Award (2009). His English-translated poems are found in lyrikline‚ & Words: Poems Singapore and Beyond (Ethos Books), UNION : 15 Years of Drunken Boat, 50 Years of Writing From Singapore (Ethos Books), Poetry at Sangum, and more. A former Chinese Literature lecturer at NUS and NIE, he is currently pursuing a PhD at Cambridge University.