It’s game night with these poets in a gameshow-style poetry jam. Poets take turns to come up with the best word that can complete a random line of poetry. Their prize? The title of Best Poet—as voted by you. What deliciously exquisite corpse of a poem will reveal itself at the end?
Writers / Presenters
Melizarani T.Selva is a Malaysian writer and spoken word poet, with notable performances at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival and TEDxGateway. Her first book, ‘Taboo’ is a poetic interrogation of the Malaysian Indian Identity.
Crispin Rodrigues is the author of 3 poetry collections, the latest being How Now Blown Crow (2021). He is also co-editor of an anthology of poems by youth poets, Crazy Little Pyromaniacs (2020).
Irie Aman is a creative and community builder. They were the Editor-in-Chief of The Local Rebel, an intersectional feminist zine. Currently, Irie hosts dink, an open mic night for all mediums and artists held every second Thursday of the month at Blu Jaz, and leads QUASA, a Queer Muslim collective.
Max Pasakorn is a queer, Thai-born, Singapore-based writer. Their work has been published in Strange Horizons, Middleground Magazine, EXHALE and Freeze Ray Poetry. Max’s debut nonfiction chapbook, A Study in Our Selves, won the OutWrite 2022 Chapbook Competition (Nonfiction) and is forthcoming from Neon Hemlock Press.
Learn more about the author at www.maxpasakorn.works, and follow them on Instagram at @maxpsk_writes.
Joses Ho is a scientist, poet, and pro-wrestler. He tracks emergent COVID-19 mutations across the globe by day. As performer, he has been featured in Sing Lit Body Slam (the world's first spoken-word / pro-wrestling show), Spoke and Bird, and the Singapore Writers' Festival (2015, 2016, 2019). His fiction can be found at Nature Futures and LabLit. His poetry is published in QLRS, LONTAR, and various SingPoWriMo anthologies. His poetry manuscript was shortlisted for the 2019 Manuscript Bootcamp organised by Sing Lit Station. You can locate him at www.josesho.com.