Writers / Presenters
Jerrold Yam is the author of three poetry collections: Intruder (2014), Scattered Vertebrae (2013) and Chasing Curtained Suns (2012). His poems have appeared in Ambit, Oxford Poetry, Prairie Schooner, The Straits Times and Time Out Magazine. He has received awards from the British Council, National University of Singapore and Poetry Book Society. Find him on Instagram @yam.biguity.
Jennifer Anne Champion is a poet, archivist and educator. She was Singapore's poet-in-residence at the National Centre of Writing, Norwich, UK in 2021 where she worked on embroidered poetry. Jennifer is the author of two collections of poetry – A History of Clocks (Red Wheelbarrow Books, 2015) and Caterwaul (Math Paper Press, 2016).
Charlene Shepherdson is a Singaporean poet and community organiser focused on language in written, performative and visual forms. She is interested in heritage, technology and creative education. Her poems have been published in From Walden to Woodlands, UnFree Verse, A Luxury We Cannot Afford, SingPoWriMo 2014: The Anthology and The Straits Times.
Stephanie Dogfoot (they/she) is a writer, performer and producer of live literature and comedy events. They are the founder of Spoke & Bird Poetry, a poetry night that happens both online and in-person. Their first poetry collection, Roadkill for Beginners, was published in 2019. In 2021, they co-produced and performed in a short film An Intermediate Guide to Roadkill based on poems from the book. They are a co-editor of EXHALE: An Anthology of Queer Singapore Voices, published in 2021.