SLP 2018 | In A Time of Burning: An Evening of Poetry With Cheran


In A Time of Burning: An Evening of Poetry With Cheran

Featuring: Cheran
Language of session: English
: Free by registration

Don’t miss this opportunity to listen to world-renowned poet, playwright and academic Rudhramoorthy Cheran, in an exclusive discussion of his poems in English. He will be reading from his latest work, In A Time of Burning, a collection of his poems that reflect on mass atrocities and trauma.


About the Speaker


Cheran is a Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Crimonology at the University of Windsor, Canada. Also a poet, playwright and a journalist, he has authored over fifteen books in Tamil, which have been translated into sixteen languages. His latest work, In A Time of Burning, is published by Arc Publications, UK, reflecting on mass atrocities and trauma.


About the Singapore Literature Prize 2018

The Singapore Literature Prize (SLP) is organised by the Singapore Book Council (SBC) and is Singapore's top literary prize. Established in 1991, the awards aim to:

  • Promote Singapore literary talent through recognition of outstanding published works by Singapore authors in any of the four official languages: English, Chinese, Malay or Tamil;
  • Stimulate public interest and support for creative writing in Singapore.
This biennial competition is open to Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents whose works of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction have been published in Singapore or abroad during specified period of time in any of Singapore's four official languages.

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Tue Aug 7, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM SGT
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Training Room, Singapore Book Council | 90 Goodman Road, Goodman Arts Centre, Blk E, #03-02, Singapore 439053
General Admission FULL
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