Literary Singapore: New Releases

February 1, 2011 at 3:51 pm Leave a comment

In the past few weeks, there have been a flurry of releases of new literary material from our little red dot:

Ceriph issue no. 2: Technically the third issue (they started with number zero), this new litmag run by Winnie Goh, Wei Fen Lee, and Hans Wong-Jensen continues to get better and better, in terms of both content and design. Published and distributed by Math Paper Press, the issue boasts over 30 contributions of short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and photo essays. Shameless Plug #1: My story “Air is Water is Air” is located on page 114.

Quarterly Literary Review Singapore: Singapore’s national literary journal has published their first issue of 2011 (Vol. 10 No. 1 Jan 2011), with the usual mix of poetry, fiction, essays, and criticism. Contributors include Desmond Kon, Alfian, Sa’at, Wei Fen Lee, Amos Toh, and me. Shameless Plug #2: My story “Taxi Ride” can be read here.

Asymptote: This brand new international journal is “dedicated to literary translation and bringing together in one place the best in contemporary writing.” Founded by Singaporean Lee Yew Leong, with a staff of editors from the US, Palestine, India, France, and Japan, this first issue features writing from or about such notable writers as Du Fu, Mary Gaitskill, Alain de Botton, Aimé Césaire, Ludwik Sztyrmer, Gozo Yoshimasu, as well as many others. Shameless Plug #3: There is no Shameless Plug #3.

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