Writers / Presenters
Daryl Lim Wei Jie is a poet, writer and literary critic from Singapore. His first book of poetry is Book of Changes (2016). He is the co-editor of Food Republic: A Singapore Literary Banquet (2020), the first definitive anthology of literary food writing from Singapore. His poems won him the Golden Point Award in English Poetry in 2015, awarded by the National Arts Council. His latest book of poetry is Anything but Human, published by Landmark Books in 2021.
Theophilus has published five volumes of poetry, two of which were shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize. His poems, translations and essays have appeared in The Guardian, Times Literary Supplement, The London Magazine, and elsewhere. His most recent collection, Moving House, was published by Carcanet Press in 2020.
Warran is the author of the novel, Lieutenant Kurosawa’s Errand Boy, which was nominated for the 2018 Singapore Book Awards Best Fiction Title and 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize. His latest short story, 'The Coat', will be published in the Copperfield Review Quarterly in October. He is currently working on his second novel and short stories.
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.
Grace Chia is a prolific author of multiple genres. Her published books include poetry collections, womango, Cordelia and Mother of All Questions, a short story collection, Every Moving Thing That Lives Shall Be Food, and three novels, The Wanderlusters, The Arches of Gerrard Street and White Cloud Mountain and two nonfiction titles.
Wayne Rée is the co-creator of the upcoming prose/comics mash-up, Work-Life Balance, and author of the spec-fic collection, Tales From A Tiny Room. His work has been included in publications like Infinite Worlds and LONTAR, and he is the co-creator of the narrative podcast, Ghost Maps. Find him at waynereewrites.com