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The Truth Told Slant: A Poetry Showcase

Description
Join writers from the NUS University Scholars Programme, who have been mentored by Singapore Creative Writing Resident Miriam Bird Greenberg, for an evening of poetry that rewrites the dictionary, experiments in documentary poetics, and delves into the familiar condition of the human soul.

The Singapore Creative Writing Residency is co-organised by The Arts House and the National University of Singapore University Scholars Programme.

About Miriam Bird Greenberg

Miriam Bird Greenberg is an American poet and the author of In the Volcano’s Mouth and All Night in the New Country. Recipient of fellowships from the US National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, she has written about nomads, hitchhikers, and hobos living on America’s margins, and is currently at work on a fieldwork-derived book of poetry about the economic migrants and asylum seekers of Hong Kong’s Chungking Mansions. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, she is the 2017-2018 Singapore Creative Writing Resident.

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  • The event description was updated. Diff#308855 2018-01-17 11:01:11
Thu Jan 25, 2018
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM SGT
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Venue
The Arts House, Play Den
Tickets
Free FULL
Venue Address
1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429 Singapore
Organizer
The Arts House
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