Mind Your (Inter)Culture: The Tower
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The session is hosted by Constance Singam, and will be in English. Join us for an afternoon of reading and discussion with Isa!
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About The Writer
Isa has written nine novels in Malay: Satu Bumi, Kiswah, Tawassul, Menara, Atas Nama Cinta, Memeluk Gerhana, Rawa, Duka Tuan Bertakhta and Selendang Sukma. Eight, except Selendang Sukma were translated into English. Satu Bumi and Rawa have been translated into Mandarin, Tawassul has been translated into Hindi and Urdu, while Menara has also been translated into Turkish. Recently Isa has written his first novel in English, Tweet. He has also published two collections of poems, Sumur Usia and Munajat Sukma, a collection of short stories, Sketsa Minda, a collection of theatre scripts, Pintu and a book on Singapore Malay poetry, Potret Puisi Melayu Singapura. Isa was conferred the S.E.A. Write Award (2006), the Cultural Medallion (2007), and the Anugerah Tun Seri Lanang (2009).
About The Host
Constance Singam is an author and civil society activist. She began her career in journalism, before taking a degree in English Literature in her forties, and a Master’s degree in her sixties. She has been a column
ist in several publications. Her works include A History of the TWC: Building Social Space in Singapore, and Re-Presenting Singapore Women which she co-edited. She released her memoir Where I Was: A Memoir from the Margins in 2013. She blogs at: http://connie.sg/
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