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Singapore Writers Festival 2015

October 30, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Singapore Writers Festival 2015
The Singapore Writers Festival is Singapore’s multilingual literary festival, voted one of the best literary festivals in Asia by the South China Morning Post.

October 30 – November 8, 2015


The Singapore Writers Festival started in 1986 as a biennial festival. Now held yearly, the festival is a much anticipated event on the cultural calendar, presenting the world’s major literary talents to Singaporeans while shining a spotlight on home grown and Southeast Asian creative talents. Over the years, the Festival has become an exciting meeting point of writers, academics and thinkers in a choice spread of panel discussions, workshops, lectures and performances in 10 days. It has hosted literati the likes of Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian, Whitbread Book Awards First Novel winner Tash Aw, British poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Nebula winner Neil Gaiman and Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cunningham.

The Singapore Writers Festival is one of the few multi-lingual literary festivals in the world, celebrating the written and spoken word in Singapore’s official languages – English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil. This year, the Festival will be housed in the Empress Place district amongst historic buildings such as The Arts House, The National Gallery and the Asian Civilisations Museum.

Participating Writer(s)

Agustinus Wibowo Ayu Utami


October 30, 2015
November 8, 2015
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The Arts House
Old Parliament House
Singapore, Singapore
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