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Writers / Presenters
Noorhaqmal Mohamed Noor, or better known as Aqmal N is a performer, musician, producer and writer. His journey as a singer/songwriter began after winning Mediacorp Anugerah in 2004. His collection of poetry titled Dumpra, was published in 2017. He continues to contribute to literary groups in anthologies and performances such as ASAS ’50 and Dirgahayu Sastera Nusantara. He now produces TV, theatre, music and literary events around Singapore.
Marylyn is a large-beasted, queer female Chinese Singaporean writer-artist. She works in the obscene and visceral to disrespect respectability and reclaim power. Her first bookchild, GAZE BACK (Singapore Literature Prize 2020; Lambda Literary Award loser 2019), is the Singaporean trans-genre lesbo grimoire you never knew you needed.
Bani Haykal experiments with text and music. As an artist and musician, Bani considers music as material and his projects revolve around human-machine intimacies through various forms of interfacing and interaction.
Weish is a composer, musician, writer, and Associate Artist with Checkpoint Theatre. A versatile artist who spans diverse genres and disciplines, she is also part of electronic duo .gif and experimental group sub:shaman. Her works have taken her around the globe – from Sundance Film Festival to the Golden Melody Awards.
ArunDitha is a Singaporean poet, singer, professional speaker and presenter. She has written three books, two one-woman shows, and countless poems and songs which have been featured on all kinds of stages globally. When not creating work, ArunDitha supports others into their fullest expression through coaching at www.be-your-self.love.
Jollin writes about the body, memory, and art; in poetry, prose, and non-fiction. She is interested in how language changes our understanding of what we feel or experience even as it happens. She has two poetry collections, Bursting Seams, and Derivative Faith, and her work appears in various anthologies.