In Conversation With: Ocean Vuong

Meet The Author  |  Festival Highlights  |  English  |  1 hr

14 Nov Sun, 10am - 11am
Festival Pass Plus  - $28 (Early Bird) | $35 (Regular)
location SISTIC Live
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Updated On: 26 Nov 2021, 11:15pm

VOD for this session will end on 27 Nov, 11.59pm.

Updated On: 18 Nov 2021, 4:45pm

In Conversation With: Ocean Vuong will stream on 21 Nov, 10am on SISTIC Live.
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Updated On: 13 Nov 2021, 6:10pm

Due to a personal emergency, the session with Ocean Vuong originally scheduled for 14 November Sunday, 10am - 11am, will be postponed.

More information will be released. Please stay tuned for more details!


Ocean Vuong's writing takes us through the avenues of mythology, history, and memory. From his beginnings as a Vietnamese immigrant to America to his reckoning with his family and self, Vuong’s award-winning work is where the person and poet constantly intersect. Join him in a conversation about balancing the notions of guilt and pleasure in writing the coming-of-age, and finding one's voice in a world rife with narratives.

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.


Tania De Rozario is a writer and visual artist engaged with issues of gender, sexuality, home, memory and horror. She is the author of Tender Delirium, which was shortlisted for the 2014 Singapore Literature Prize, and The Walls Come Crumbling Down, part memoir and part poetic rumination. She is also a 2021 Lambda Literary Award finalist and author of the literary game-book Somewhere Else, Another You .